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Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

on Tue, 07/07/2015 - 18:53

From South Street, after crossing the River from University City area, we will follow the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, a breathtaking, 2,000-foot-long pathway that extends the Schuylkill River Trail from Locust to South Street. The scenic path allows pedestrians, runners and bicyclists to literally walk over river to some of the best skyline views around. The pathway connects to the South Street Bridge via a 460-foot-long ramp that provides pedestrian, bicycle and ADA-compliant access to the Schuylkill River Trail.

Walk the Schuykill

on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 19:28

Thinking of heading for the FreeWalkers' Philadelphia Freedom Walk this Saturday? We'll be highlighting a few of the points of interest this week. Why not come and see for yourself?

The Schuylkill River (/ˈskkəl/ skoo-kəl) is a 135-mile river in Pennsylvania that William Penn chose in 1682 as one bank of the confluence upon which he founded the planned city of Philadelphia on lands purchased from the native Delaware nation (Lenape Indians).

The Schuylkill River Trail runs along the river in Philadelphia and is a popular multi-use path for residents and visitors.

Join Freewalkers Inaugural "Philadelphia Freedom" Walk on Saturday, July 12, 2014

on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 19:43

We will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, next to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station.

PLACE: Park America Lot, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia.  This is a safe, economical parking lot located about one block west of 30th Street Station (which faces Market Street). Cost to park here is $10 for the entire day. 

GETTING THERE FROM N.Y. CITY: Amtrak or NJ Transit Trains are available for transportion to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

VIA AMTRAK  (one-way fare is currently $39)

Amtrak Train 131 (Northeast Regional) leaves NY Penn Station at 6:45 a.m.