Best Philadelphia Hiking Trails

The Philadelphia area has 3 hiking trails out of the 31 hikes found in Pennsylvania.

  July 18, 2016

Located in Pennsylvania, the hiking in Philadelphia is known for three cool hikes. The best Philadelphia hiking based on popularity are considered to be French Creek State Park, Wissahickon Valley, and Horse-Shoe Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Philadelphia hiking trail below.

Where Can I Hike In Philadelphia?

FEATURED:  Wissahickon Valley

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  July 1, 2016

Near Philadelphia in the Delaware Valley, the 9,000 acre Fairmount Park has a scenic 4,000 acre northwest section called the Wissahickon Valley. The Wissahickon Trail System is a 20+ mile network with some of the best hiking in the northeast over varied terrain. The system is well-marked and consists of looping trails through ancient elms and oaks.