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Sun, Dec 17


The Schuylkill Center for Environmental

Take a Hike! (Philadelphia, PA)

Embark on an invigorating journey as we "Take a Hike!" with Black Philadelphia. Join the crew for a scenic trek along a different route through the trails of Fairmount Park. — Black Everywhere - Nurturing Community for Black People

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Take a Hike! (Philadelphia, PA)
Take a Hike! (Philadelphia, PA)

Time & Location

Dec 17, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental , 8480 Hagys Mill Rd, Philadelphia, PA

About the Event

  • Event Overview: Lace up your boots as we invite you to "Take a Hike!" with Black Philadelphia, exploring a different trail of Fairmount Park, thanks to our host, Deandra.
  • Agenda: 9:45 a.m. - Meet and Greet in the small parking lot on Hagys Mill Road (Coordinates: 40°03'37.8"N 75°14'43.9"W). 10:00 a.m. - Departure (don't miss us!). 11:30 a.m. - End of the hike. Note: With numerous paths, it's crucial to be on time.
  • About the Schuylkill Center: Founded in 1965, it's one of the first urban environmental education centers in the country, offering 340 acres of fields, forests, ponds, and streams in northwest Philadelphia.
  • Event Specifics: Recurring hiking events contingent on weather; may be canceled due to lightning. Warning: Moderate hike with hilly terrain; not suitable for serious joint problems. Nature immersion; wear sturdy boots/sneakers, bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and layer up.
  • Getting There: Located at 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128. Car: Main parking lot open Mon-Sat, Hagy's Mill Parking Lot for evenings/Sundays. Bus: SEPTA Buses 9, 27, 35, 61. Train: Accessible from the Miquon train station on the Manayunk/Norristown regional rail train line.
  • RSVP and Etiquette: Confirm your attendance 24 hours before; changing RSVP to "no" less than 24 hours prior classifies as a "no show." Contact for event-related questions.
  • Join Us: Immerse yourself in nature, meet fellow members, and explore the beauty of Fairmount Park. Lace-up, show up, and let's hit the trails together!


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