Events In The Watershed

SOLD OUT - 1.5 Mile Camp Woods Expansion Hike

Thursday, July 13 at 09:30 pm


All Hikers


**7/11/23 - This hike is full, online registration is closed.**


Starting and ending at Mason Drive in Whitpain Township, this 1.5 mile meandering hike will explore the newly acquired 10 acre property that expands Camp Woods. Participants will experience the connection between Camp Woods and the Hughes Family Preserve at Briar Hill by crossing Lewis Lane and completing a loop hike through the fields at a slow pace. Hike will be led by Harm Scherpbier (Board Member & Conservation Crew.)


Terrain: Trails are a mix of grassy, wooded, paved, and small rocky surfaces with root exposure possible, mix of flat and a little elevation in spots.


Please note:

  • No access to bathrooms or benches
  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Pace: 35-40 min/mile
  • Duration ~ 1 hour


We are happy to offer this program at no cost to participants, but if you are able, a $10 suggested donation would be greatly appreciated. Wissahickon Trails is a local, community-supported nonprofit. Our budget depends entirely on the generosity of our supporters—individuals, foundations, and corporations.  Donate online today.

Event Details
  • Location

    Camp Woods

  • Contact

  • Parking

    Park off of Mason Drive: take Lewis Lane to Miles Drive to Mason Drive in Whitpain Township. Access to Camp Woods is marked by a sign at the edge of the woods. From the end of Mason Drive, walk straight back to the sign. The property owner has granted a crossing for the purpose of public access to Camp Woods. Please be mindful that you are walking on private property.

  • Price

    Free; donations accepted