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Dates: 9/15/2018 - 9/15/2018
City / State: Fort Washington, PA
Event Name: LBW Annual Picnic
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 111068 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10k/5k - 2B
Description: The trail is on paved and grass covered surfaces with minor inclines. It also follows a picturesque footpath along the Wissahickon Creek. One of the highlights is the Hawk Observation Deck where 16 species of raptors that migrate on the East Coast can be seen from September thru October.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Fort Washington State Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: The Start Point is best reached from Joshua Rd. and not the park's main entrance nor the official address which is the park office. For GPS purposes, use 6036 Joshua Rd., Fort Washington, PA. From the PA Turnpike I-276, take Exit 339 for Philadelphia/Ambler. Go through the tollbooth and past the PA-309 S ramp. Continue straight onto Pennsylvania Ave. Drive 0.7 miles and turn left on Bethlehem Pike. Turn right on Skippack Pike/PA-73 (MaGerks Pub on the corner). After a short distance, go past the main entrance to the park then continue 0.25 miles to the light at Joshua Rd. and turn left. Cross Militia Hill Rd., then continue 0.25 miles to State Park Rd. and turn left. A quick right at the triangle following the sign for Lot #1. Pavilion will be on the left. Also look for LBW road signs posted along the way.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This event includes the annual Liberty Bell Wanderers picnic. All participants and/or family members and guests are invited to attend. The club will provide food and refreshments including hot dogs, brats and hamburgers. Salads and desserts will be provided by LBW members. If you wish to bring a salad or dessert, contact Linda Mueller, 215-322-5648, omapete@gmail.com. The picnic will begin at 12:30
Host Club: Liberty Bell Wanderers
Contact: Dave Brown (610) 906-6252
Website: www.libertybellwanderers.net
E-Mail Contact: ocmdbreeze@aol.com