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Best trails in Reading

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Looking for a great trail near Reading, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 20 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running 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 Hawk Mountain Sanctuary or South Mountain Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Reading ranging from 2.3 to 9.9 miles and from 170 to 1,023 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 Reading
Top trails (20)
#1 - Neversink Loop Trail
Neversink Mountain
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
This is a very nice hike if you are looking for some rugged terrain and climbs. Seasonally, the fallen leaves can cover up any rocks ( and there are a lot ) on the trail so wear great hiking footwearShow more
#2 - Nolde Forest Trail
Nolde Forest State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Per the DCNR website Nolde Forest Facilities are closed, however all trails remain open for hiking and walking.Show more
#3 - Gring's Mill Trail
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h
Easy ride, trail is crushed stone, and fairly flat. Show more
#4 - Neversink Trail Loop
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Neversink Trail Loop is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#5 - Antietam Lake to Mount Penn Loop via Ferndale and Gravity Trails
Antietam Lake Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Antietam Lake to Mount Penn Loop via Ferndale and Gravity Trails is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is good for Show more
#6 - Witch's Hat via Upper Glen Trail
Neversink Mountain
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Witch's Hat via Upper Glen Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#7 - Neversink Loop via East Ridge Trail
Neversink Mountain
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Neversink Loop via East Ridge Trail is a 6.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#8 - Exeter River Trail to Neversink South Trail Overlook
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 7 m
Exeter River Trail to Neversink South Trail Overlook is a 7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail iShow more
#9 - Wyomissing Creek Trail
Museum Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m
Wyomissing Creek Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Reading, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#10 - Thun Trail
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
This is a flat gravel trail starting in Reading, Pennsylvania and continues along the Schuylkill River.Show more
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