Hike the Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail

Pennsylvania Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trailhead

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Immerse yourself in the sounds of the water flowing and the wind in the trees, and breathe the fresh air in this lush and secluded setting.

Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail is lush, quiet, and teeming with wildlife. Keep your ears tuned for chickadees, woodpeckers, titmice, blue jays, and more as you hike. The trail is point-to-point, over 6 miles long and accessible to beginners.

Need a rest? 2.5 miles in you will cross a bridge and the Valley Green Inn, which has public restrooms and a restaurant.

Photos: George Lezenby, Martin Lang

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Camera
  • Snack
  • Binoculars
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Hiking, Mountain Biking, Photography

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Spring, Summer, Autumn

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6.5 Miles



Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
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How to Get There

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Valley Green Inn

Awesome brunch spot!

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Great Trail System

It is a great well maintained trail system in Philadelphia

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4 months ago

Day Hike

My favorite part about wissahickon is its many hidden trail/gems. Like the Amazing Indian statue (I can't remember the name) about .2 miles east of the main trail. It over looks the creek and trails; will definitely be back when there's snow.

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