7 Miles Class 1 Easy (Mostly flat with good footing)
DIRECTIONS: Revisit Conshohocken industrial and residential renewal areas that we saw a couple of years ago. Meet at the Spring Mill SEPTA Norristown Line parking lot which is free on weekends. Walk west along the bike trail, the river walk and local streets through Conshohocken and adjacent communities. There is a mix of old, rehabilitated, new residential and new industrial construction. This hike is entirely on paved surfaces.
DETAILS: Bad weather will cancel. Bring water. No facilities at the start point of the hike.
DIRECTIONS: From the south: Cross the Conshohocken Fayette St. Bridge. Go right at the 1st light (E. Elm St.), Stay on Elm for about 1/2 mile til the bend up to Hector St. Turn right onto Hector St. and go 1/2 mile to traffic light at Station Ave./North Lane. Right on Station Ave to parking lot. From north and east: Take Joshua Rd. to its end at Cedar Grove. Turn left to light at Hector St. Turn right onto Hector. Lot is on left after bridge over creek. From train, walk about 1/2 block away from the river. Mapquest: 1200 Hector St. or Hector St. & North Lane.
LEADER: George Racette. Questions contact event organizer Deborah Lamb via Meet Up.
IMPORTANT: Per PTC standard practice you will be asked to sign a waiver when you arrive at the meeting place. Hikers are expected to follow the PTC hiking guidelines (http://philadelphiatrailclub.org). Please review the hike description and decide if it matches your abilities.
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