Hot Spot

Wissahickon Valley Park Hot Spot Events

The Subaru/Leave No Trace Team will be at the Wissahickon Valley Park Leave No Trace Hot Spot July 22-26th in partnership with Friends of Wissahickon leading a variety of workshops, outreach programs and community events:

Friday July 23rd

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Wissahickon History Hike with Brad Maule

Join Friends of Wissahickon (FOW) for a hike through the Cresheim Valley and the Wissahickon’s industrial past. Learn more and register here

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Leave No Trace Quizzo & Opening Ceremony of the Trash Smash World Championship

Kick off the Leave No Trace Hot Spot with Quizzo – and the opening ceremonies for the FOW Trash Smash World Championship! Register for the event here.

Saturday July 24th

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Leave No Trace Hotspot Service Day

The Hot Spot volunteer cleanup will cover the Valley Green area, including Valley Green Parking Lots, Devil’s Pool, and Magargee Dam. Register for the service day here.

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Kids Events with Let’s Go Outdoors

Our partners at Let’s Go Outdoors will be leading events for kids and families! Enjoy exciting outdoor activities and explore new places in the park.

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM: After-Cleanup Celebrations!

Compete in the weirdest piece of trash stakes, guess the weight of trash we removed in the service day, and play more traditional outdoor games at the Valley Green Inn.

Sunday July 25th

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Workshop for the Public: Community Building and Leave No Trace Practices

Join FOW, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, neighborhood partners, and community leaders for a workshop on building community around caring for Wissahickon Valley Park, facilitated by Leave No Trace. The workshop is open to all. Register for the event here.


We hope you can join us!


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