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Lorimer Park -Abington Township

  • Mar 23, 2014 · 12:45 PM
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 6-7 mi.    Class 2 Intermediate (Rolling hills and some rocks on trail)

DESCRIPTION: This 230-acre oasis of woods and meadows, in the suburbs of eastern Abington Township, attracts visitors to its natural beauty year-round. There are hiking paths among the wooded hills and a stream. Also, a 1.8 mile level section of the former Fox Chase-Newtown rail line has been converted to a recreational trail. This crushed stone path provides level hiking and biking, and views of the creek valley along the entire western edge of the park. The park also connects to the uppermost section of the Pennypack Trail. Wear boots as there may be mud in some of the low lying areas. Bring water and asnack. Refreshments at end of hike. Rain or snow cancels.

LEADERS: Mike and Theresa McSpadden, cell/text:[masked]-2011. 

 DIRECTIONS: 183 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA. From Rt. 63 (Welsh Road) and Rt. 232 (HuntingdonPike) in Huntingdon Valley, drive south on Huntingdon Pike, pass Holy Redeemer Hospital on your right make a left at the nextlight on Moredon Road. Drive approximately 1.0 mi. and Lorimer Park upper parking lot will be on your right, where we’ll meet.

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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  • Sof

    Sorry I missed u guys!

    March 23, 2014

    • Mike M.

      We did not leave to start the hike until 1:10 PM. Usually there is a 15 minute at the most wait for late comers. Start post was 12:45, so at 1 PM we are suppose to start.

      March 23, 2014

  • Mike M.

    Large 24 person group and was the sweep!

    March 23, 2014

  • Michelle

    Theresa, thank you for organizing our hike and being such a gracious host!

    1 · March 23, 2014

  • Sof

    On my way

    March 23, 2014

  • Robin

    Hopefully you can take me spot Larry. I'm unable to go.

    March 23, 2014

  • Theresa

    Sorry that no more can sign up as we have dues paying members of PTC that are attending that do not sign up on the meetup list.

    March 22, 2014

  • larry

    It doesn't look like I'm gonna get to go.

    March 22, 2014

  • larry

    Paid up PTC member.

    1 · March 21, 2014

  • Marinella

    I am also bringing a friend

    March 19, 2014

  • Diane

    Looking forward to getting out again

    March 19, 2014

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