TRAILOFF – Stories off the beaten path
TrailOff puts YOU at the center of the story through a cutting-edge app that syncs audio to your phone’s GPS as you walk. Located on 10 nature trails across the region, all of the interactive audio dramas are 100% free.
Just download the FREE TrailOff app, grab your headphones and head to the trail.
Explore A Sycamore’s Psalm
Told through the voice of a young poet collecting memories and reflections in a notebook, A Sycamore’s Psalm explores care-giving, family dynamics, loss, and roots of every kind. Travel with young Nehet – named after a tree – as she journeys through a diasporic legacy of Egypt, both ancient and contemporary, while encountering the history of the Perkiomen Creek and Trail in this gathering of lyric verse honoring loved ones present and past.
Written by: donia salem harhoor
The Perkiomen Trail
This section of the Perkiomen Trail is near Schwenkesville, PA. Popular with walkers and cyclists, the trail is surrounded by trees and offers beautiful views of the Perkiomen Creek. Envelope yourself in the history and poetry of its surroundings with this substantial 2.6 mile walk on pavement and gravel. The walk includes a several moderate to difficult inclines.
Ready to try it out yourself?
Just scan the QR code or search TRAILOFF on the iPhone App or Google Play stores.
TrailOff was created by Swim Pony in partnership with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council for ten trails on The Circuit Trails, a network of walking trails throughout the eastern PA and central NJ region.
To learn more about TrailOff, visit www.trailoff.org
TrailOff’s wonderful stories give honor and respect to the land their journey rests upon. “Lenapehoking” is the traditional territory of the Lenni-Lenape; the first peoples of this region. The Lenni-Lenape have thrived, shaped this land, and curated its beauty since time immemorial and continue at it to this very day! Before setting off make sure to take a moment of reflection for, esteemed regard of, and humble reliance to the original, present and future caretakers of this space.
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