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Wissahickon Valley Park

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Address: W Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19118
Phone Number: +1 215-247-0417
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Beautiful place to hike

I had not been to the Wissahickon in over thirty years but it is a place well worth revisiting. There are trails on either side of the stream, the one on the east side is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been to the Wissahickon in over thirty years but it is a place well worth revisiting. There are trails on either side of the stream, the one on the east side is a footpath-not wide and requires sturdy shoes, the trail on the west side is broad, suitable for biking with children and running without worrying about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, just beautiful. Love to take my dog for a walk from Lincoln drive to the bridge and back. If I have more time I walk into the Valley Green Inn have lunch in the porch and walk back. Can't beat it!

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Holladay, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being from the area, whenever we visit Philadelphia the trip always includes the Wissahickon. It's tranquil and lets you feel that the city and life's challenges are miles away. It's well-maintained and clean, and there's not another urban park like it anywhere in the US. Don't miss Valley Green and walking along Forbidden Drive.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with the goal of finding the " Indian" Statue on this hike, and wanted to share. Park on Valley Green Rd as close as you can to the restaurant. Odds are you'll Park along Valley Green rd unless you arrive early. The Statue is located about a mile from the restaurant. If you park on Valley Green rd,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing green area inside Philadelphia. You can enjoy an easy hiking as well trail run or mountain bike, dogs are allowed as well. A peaceful area in the heart of a big city

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Far away from the traffic and noise, the Wissahickon Valley is a wonderful walk in the woods. There is a graveled old carriage road, free of traffic where you can walk as well as trails through the woods for the more adventurous.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful walk in this beautiful park. Not too hilly. They do need more parking and more bathroom facilities. We will certainly come back.

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Thank Amyknits2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful park. Rented a bike and rode from center city to the park via Kelly drive. Definitely will go again, it was nice to be in nature and out of the city for a while.

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Thank Derek1_C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wissahickon Valley Park is an ever green park. Fresh air attracts runners, walkers, pet-walkers, bicyclists, parents with children. If you want some freshness and calmness at any time - it's here.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have walked on this trail for years at length,usually with a very good friend. We enjoy it a lot.Its a treasure that more people should use.

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