The Greater Mercer Trail Network Plan will help create an integrated network of multi-use trails and paths. The network will serve a variety of transportation needs and connect users of all ages and all abilities to the many opportunities, services, and destinations in the region.
Let’s take a walk … plain and simple Please join me on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, for an informal stroll on the Lawrence Hopewell Trail at the Mount Rose Distillery segment in Hopewell Township. This is the first of occasional walks and rides the LHT will host this year along our 22-mile trail through Lawrence and Hopewell.
We will meet up at noon in the Bristol-Myers Squibb parking lot off Carter Road.
In celebration of Earth Day, we will be hosting an all-ages festival in Lardner’s Point Park that will include an outdoor cleanup, environmental demos/vendors/activities, naturalist guided walks/tours and a yoga class.
Philly friends: To kick off the spring trail season and celebrate the national Opening Day for Trails, join us for a bike ride from Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center to Bartram's Garden. We'll ride 3.2 miles along the Cobbs Creek Trail and the 58th Street Greenway. These trails are part of the Circuit Trails, the trail network of the greater Philadelphia region, as well as the East Coast Greenway, a national trail stretching from Maine to Florida. The ride is hosted by the East Coast Greenway Alliance and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.
In this 4-part series, we'll help you develop the basic skills and knowledge essential for becoming a great bird watcher - no field guide necessary. Most time will be spent outdoors; dress accordingly, bring binoculars or borrow ours. Appropriate for teens and adults. For any additional questions or concerns contact the Nature Programs at (609) 888-3218.
Philadelphia Science Festival is coming to the Banks for a one-night only celebration of the cosmos! Bring your friends, family, telescopes and a cozy blanket and be amazed by our universe. Local astronomers will be onsite with telescopes to educate us about the stars, constellations and beyond.
A dedication ceremony for the newly opened South to Christian trail and greenway will be held on Friday, April 20. We hope you will join us in celebrating this long-awaited extension of the Schuylkill River Trail.
Bikes, Beans & Beers is a fun and casual biking/coffee tasting/social event. Our group bicycle ride starts in Fishtown at Palmer Park and heads north along portions of the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway. The group pauses in a park for a coffee tasting from local providers and we then head to a local pub for lunch and drinks. E showcases peaceful trail riding, right here in Philadelphia!