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New Year's Day Hike: Batona/ VFAS Wissahickon Gorge, Valley Green Inn, Philadelphia, PA (6 miles)
January 1, 2020
Join us for our annual New Year’s Day hike through this spectacular gorge. This is a combined hike with the BATONA Hiking Club. An optional “Dutch Treat Dinner” at the Yu Hsiang Gardens, 7630 Germantown Avenue, will follow the hike
DIRECTIONS: From the west side of the creek, take Ridge Ave. east to Henry Ave. and drive about 1 mile. Turn left on Wise’s Mill Rd to parking lot by creek
OR: Take Germantown Ave. to Chestnut Hill and turn west onto Springfield Ave. and then onto Valley Green Rd. Follow to parking lot on right and walk down hill to Valley Green Inn.
Leaders: Gary Rigg, cell: 610-716-7654, and Al Male, cell:267-733-7607