Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 9 am
The 4.5-mile bike ride to Bartram's Garden will begin at 9 am.
Ride Start: Schuylkill Banks Palapa, just uphill from Paine's Park along the Schuylkill River Trail
Ride End: Bartram's Garden Visitor Parking Lot (5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143)
After the ride, we'll walk through the Bartram's Meadow to the Bartram's Community Boathouse for a kayak paddle at 10 am. After the paddle we'll plant Franklinia trees.
Participants can also walk to Bartram's with the local host group, Freewalkers, who will also be leading the Freedom Walk following this event. For more information on the Freedom Walk, click here.
25 years, 50 rivers, 1 Greenway: The nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance is celebrating its 25th anniversary by hosting a 3,000-mile, 68-day birthday party — the East Coast River Relay. The series of public events begins August 24 in Calais, Maine, and follows the Greenway to end in Key West, Florida on October 30.