The Best Running in Philadelphia

Looking for the best running 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 running spots in and near Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Cynwyd Heritage Trail from Manayunk

    3.48 mi / 269 ft gain
    Cynwyd Heritage Trail from Manayunk is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Run the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

    5.0
    1 mi
    The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk is part of the Schuylkill River Trail. This well trafficked and spacious--15 ft wide--boardwalk offers views of the River and the Philadelphia skyline and even included four lookout points. Take a midday break to get moving and enjoy the sights of the river, or set ...
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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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  • Cherry Hill, New Jersey

    Cooper River Trail

    3.61 mi / 56 ft gain
    Cooper River Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    John Heinz Lake Loop

    3.69 mi / 187 ft gain
    John Heinz Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania.
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  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Wissahickon Green Ribbon Trail

    5.43 mi / 689 ft gain
    Wissahickon Green Ribbon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Ambler, 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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  • North Wales, Pennsylvania

    Horsham Powerline Trail

    9.15 mi / 200 ft gain
    Horsham Powerline Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Ambler, Pennsylvania.
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  • Voorhees Township, New Jersey

    Old Egg Harbor Road Bike Path

    3.96 mi / 138 ft gain
    Old Egg Harbor Road Bike Path is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Voorhees Township, New Jersey.
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  • Wayne, Pennsylvania

    Joseph Plumb Martin Trail

    5.05 mi / 233 ft gain
    Joseph Plumb Martin Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
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