Wissahickon Valley Park is made up of 57 miles of trails. The Wissahickon is a lush, 1,800-acre gorge, crossing forest and meadow before plunging down to the sun-dappled waters of the Wissahickon Creek. Visitors find themselves lost in a feeling of wilderness as they walk, bike or ride horses through this undisputed gem of Philadelphia’s park system.
This route is within the Wissahickon Valley Park located within the city limits of Philadelphia. The route traces the perimeter of the Wissahickon park by following the upper/outer trails - white, lavender and yellow blazed trails. It may be run clockwise or counter-clockwise.
Start/Finish in front of the entrance to Valley Green Inn - Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128. Valley Green Inn is also the halfway point. You'll pass near the Inn halfway through the run with the option of using your car as an aid station. Though you'll have to rejoin the course where you left.
- Submitted by Preston Thomas