Best trails in Philadelphia

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Looking for a great trail near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 27 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Ridley Creek State Park or Evansburg State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Fairmount Park or Wissahickon Valley Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 22 easy trails in Philadelphia ranging from 1.4 to 24.6 miles and from 13 to 403 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Philadelphia
Top trails (27)
#1 - Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail
Fairmount Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail is a 9.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#2 - Wissahickon Gorge North Loop
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Wissahickon Gorge North Loop is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#3 - Wissahickon Loop
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Wissahickon Loop is a 6.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options aShow more
#4 - Lincoln Drive Trail
Fairmount Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Follows on other side of river by Lincoln driveShow more
#5 - Schuylkill River Trail: Philadelphia to Valley Forge
Fairmount Park
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Length: 24.6 mi • Est. 10 h 15 m
Schuylkill River Trail: Philadelphia to Valley Forge is a 24.6 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill leveShow more
#6 - Wissahickon Creek Loop Yellow Trail
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Wissahickon Creek Loop Yellow Trail is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of Show more
#7 - Blue Bell and Forbidden Drive Loop
Fairmount Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
Blue Bell and Forbidden Drive Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numShow more
#8 - Wissahickon Creek Short Loop
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Wissahickon Creek Short Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#9 - Wissahickon Park Orange Trail to White Trail
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
Wissahickon Park Orange Trail to White Trail is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. Show more
#10 - Forbidden Drive
Fairmount Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
Forbidden Drive is a 5.3 mile point-to-point trail located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, trail runninShow more
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