Best views trails in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Explore the most popular views trails near Philadelphia with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of views trails in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top trails (18)
#1 - Wissahickon Creek Gorge Loop Trail
Fairmount Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
#2 - Schuylkill River Trail: Philadelphia to Valley Forge
Fairmount Park
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Length: 24.6 mi • Est. 10 h 15 m
Family-friendly, flat, and paved trail good for rollerblading, biking, or walking. Some users have reported there are two-hour time limits on parking at some access points so keep that in mind when planning the length of your route. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved, smooth, and typically at least six feet wide. It is mostly gentle with an estimated average grade of 2% and a max grade of 6%.Show more
#3 - Wissahickon Creek Loop Yellow Trail
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
#4 - Blue Bell and Forbidden Drive Loop
Fairmount Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
#5 - Wissahickon Bikeway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
#6 - Forbidden Drive
Fairmount Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
#7 - Wissahickon Creek Short Loop
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
#8 - Lorimer Park Loop
Lorimer Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
A leisurely stroll through Lorimer Park and the perimeter of Fox Chase Farm. The hike provides both a decent workout with a few short, steep hills and an opportunity to rest on one of the numerous benches along the trail. There is also a picnic area and restrooms available.Show more
#9 - Andorra Meadow Trail
Wissahickon Valley Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
#10 - Wissahickon Creek Loop from Hermit Lane
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 46 m
This loop passes the popular Hermit's Cave.Show more
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