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RESCHEDULED: Guided Trolley Trail Hike

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY, MAY 20 DUE TO RAIN.

The Fairmount Park Trolley operated in East & West Park from 1896-1946 providing a reliable and enjoyable means of accessing park amenities. Explore the physical remains of what is now a hidden trolley network including massive stone tunnels and bridge abutments along this 4 mile loop hike led by Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Kevin Roche. Meet at 6:00 PM outside of the Chamounix Hostel in West Fairmount Park. Parking is available.

This is a moderately difficult hike that is approximately 4 miles and takes roughly two hours. Event is free, but registration is requested.

 

More about the Trolley Trail
Fairmount Park Conservancy–along with its key partners at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) and the Belmont Plateau Trails Alliance (BPTA)–have been working to develop the Trolley Trail while pursuing key goals: reducing adverse impacts on habitat and preserving the single track mountain bike trails. The new Trolley Trail will wend its way close to bridge abutments and through tunnels dating back to 1897. Future phases will bring signage, maps and trail blazes to guide users through the vast reaches of West Fairmount Park once only accessible via the trolley. Read more here.

 

 

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/go-take-a-hike-2015/dates/May-20-2019_at_0600PM

Organizer

Fairmount Park Conservancy
Phone:
(215) 988-9334
Email:
info@myphillypark.org
Website:
www.myphillypark.org

Other

Meet-Up Location
Trolley Trail trailhead at Chamounix Youth Hostel
How To Register
https://fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/go-take-a-hike-2015/dates/May-20-2019_at_0600PM

Venue

Trolley Trail
3250 Chamounix Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States
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