General Club Facts:

Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Membership in the BCHC is $5.00 per person per year in order to receive the quarterly newsletter. Further information on membership can be obtained when attending a scheduled hike. Other subgroups within the BCHC are the "Thursday Wanderers." Most hikes are followed by a dinner stop. We call ourselves "The Eating Club with a Hiking Disorder"! ****Hiking and Trail Guidelines: ** Be courteous & stay behind the leader unless directed otherwise.** Offer $.10/mile to driver when carpooling. * *In the event of inclement weather, the hike may be canceled.** Please leave your pets at home.**If unable to keep a club commitment, please find a replacement. * Wear blaze orange during hunting season (Sept 1 to last day of Feb). * Appropriate footwear and attire should match the type of hike.** If you leave the hike early, notify the hike leader or ask someone to do that for you.** Bring water and food as the hike description and weather demand.* * Hiking involves risk. Come out prepared and know your capabilities. Each hiker is responsible for their own safety and well-being.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Saturday September 10, 2016 - Philadelphia History Hike and Train Ride


Approx. 5+ miles

Enjoy a train ride from the Norristown Elm Street Station into the “City of Brotherly Love” with an enjoyable walking tour of a city rich in American history. We’ll tour some interesting sites of Old City, Center City, and nearby neighborhoods in the morning, break for lunch near the famous Headhouse Square, and the hikers can then wander South Street to check out “Where all the Hippies Meet.”

COST: Senior Citizen rate is $1 (with proper ID) for the Regional Rail. Regular adult rate is $14 round trip (subject to change). Discounted advance tickets can be obtained for $10. Notify Leader by August 15th and tickets MUST be paid in advance since the trip will not be cancelled.

Meeting place: 7:00 am, Boscov’s East on Bus. Rt. 422 at far end of parking lot to car- pool to Norristown Elm St. Station to take the train. We will meet at 5:00 pm to return to Norristown, unless group agrees on another time. Directions to train station, Philadelphia maps, and train schedule will be provided on day of trip. 

To contact for train tickets if want to purchase in advance or more information, contact leader at 610-823-9023 

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