Chestnut Hill

Enjoy walking? Join Hiking Around Philly as they travel to Independence Hall for the Fourth of July.

All are welcome to join in the hike at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday. All hikers are asked to meet at 201 W. Evergreen Avenue under the awning of the Hill House apartment building in Chestnut Hill. The hike will consist of about 12 miles and will span three to four hours. The hiking trail includes walking along the Wissahickon Creek to the Schuylkill and then on to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The hiking group will catch the Chestnut Hill West or East train at Suburban Station or Reading Terminal Market back to Chestnut Hill between 3 and 4 p.m.


The group’s website explains that participants should bring water, be able to walk for four hours without “much of a break” and should have recently hiked 10 miles in similar conditions. Last Fourth of July they walked to Center City in less than three and a half hours. The cost for the hike is $3 per person. Visit to learn more.

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