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The Best Hiking in Philadelphia

Looking for the best hiking in Philadelphia? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Philadelphia. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Philadelphia

  • Erie, Pennsylvania

    Wissahickon Bikeway

    2.3 mi / 443 ft gain
    Wissahickon Bikeway is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail

    4.2
    6.5 mi
    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 cros...
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Wissahickon Gorge: Valley Green and Two Meadows Loop

    5.0
    8.5 mi
    The Wissahickon Gorge offers beautiful hiking without even having to leave the Philadelphia city limits. There are seemingly countless entry points into the gorge and hiking options are plentiful, with everything from a leisurely stroll down Forbidden Drive to an 18 mile boot buster available.One...
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Hike to the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge

    1 mi
    Built in 1855, the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge is an 85 foot long Howe-truss bridge located about 1/2 mile from the nearest road in Wissahickon Valley Park. Hiking to the bridge is easy and there are two routes to choose from. Start at either of the parking areas on Bells Mill Road. You can either...
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  • York, Pennsylvania

    Roosevelt Park Loop

    1.71 mi / 105 ft gain
    Roosevelt Park Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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  • Palmyra, New Jersey

    Palmyra Cove Nature Park Loop

    2.25 mi / 89 ft gain
    Palmyra Cove Nature Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Palmyra, New Jersey.
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  • Palmyra, New Jersey

    Palmyra Cove Nature Trail

    2.16 mi / 102 ft gain
    Palmyra Cove Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Palmyra, New Jersey.
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  • National Park, New Jersey

    Red Bank Battlefield

    1.07 mi / 85 ft gain
    Red Bank Battlefield is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near National Park, New Jersey.
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  • Broomall, Pennsylvania

    Don Guanella Woods Loop

    2 mi / 161 ft gain
    Don Guanella Woods Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Broomall, Pennsylvania.
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  • Riverside, New Jersey

    Amico Island County Park Loop

    1.99 mi / 102 ft gain
    Amico Island County Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Riverside Township, New Jersey.
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  • Wayne, Pennsylvania

    McKaig Nature Center Loop

    1.95 mi / 341 ft gain
    McKaig Nature Center Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Wayne, Pennsylvania.
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  • Gloucester Township, New Jersey

    Timber Creek Loop

    1.24 mi / 118 ft gain
    Timber Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Blackwood, New Jersey.
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  • Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

    Crossways Trail

    1.9 mi / 33 ft gain
    Crossways Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
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  • Woodbury, New Jersey

    Timber Creek Park

    0.57 mi / 52 ft gain
    Timber Creek Park is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Woodbury, New Jersey.
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  • East Norriton, Pennsylvania

    Norristown Nature Loop

    4.63 mi / 207 ft gain
    Norristown Nature Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Norristown, Pennsylvania.
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  • Bensalem, Pennsylvania

    Neshaminy State Park

    2.69 mi / 112 ft gain
    Neshaminy State Park is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania.
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