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Explore the trails between Swarthmore and Wawa, its dairy and new train station.

By FreeWalkers.org

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, November 18 · 9:30am - 2:30pm EST


SEPTA Parking lot 607 North Chester Road Swarthmore, PA 19081

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About this event

  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Explore the trails between Swarthmore and Wawa, its dairy and new train station.

Start: Swarthmore PA Septa Station

Finish: Wawa PA Septa Station

Distance: 12-14mi

Where to find us: At the station

Optional endpoints: Additional mileage is an option. Details to come.

Terrain: paved, gravel, wooded trail, grass

Transit: SEPTA to Swarthmore on the Wawa line

Return: short train ride on Septa

Parking: Available at both stations

Difficulty: Average

Category: nature, urban

Coordinator: Charles Updike

Join us as we explore new territory available to us with the extension of the rail line into Wawa, Pennsylvania.

We start with a visit to Swarthmore College, get lost on some squiggly trails before arriving in the town whose dairy burgeoned into convenience store ubiquity.

Extra mileage south for the intrepid walker will take us through Mare of Easttown country. More details about this option to come.


- Swarthmore College

- Wawa Preserve

- Darlington Valley

- Wawa dairy facility


Circuit Trails is 800 miles of interconnected trails in Greater Philadelphia in the making, already one of America's largest trail networks. Once connected, the Circuit Trails will be one of the nation's premier urban trail networks and it will provide multiple benefits to neighborhoods, communities and the region as a whole.

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FreeWalkers is a non-profit 501(c)3 social organization and network for individuals interested in participating in distance walking events. Our group is free and open to everyone. We encourage each member to accomplish challenging goals as we work together, experience, and promote pro-pedestrian issues. Paricipants accept responsibity for themselves on the walk.