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 incredible Outbound community.

  • Run the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

    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...

    1 miles

  • Canoe Neshaminy Creek at Tyler State Park

    Enjoy a peaceful paddle on Neshaminy Creek by canoe in Tyler State Park. The park is in a beautiful part of Bucks County and also offers paved and unpaved trails for running and bike riding, an extensive disc golf course, swimming in the creek, an...

    1 miles

  • Run or Bike the Delaware Canal Towpath: Yardley to New Hope

    The Delaware Canal is a 60-mile path along a historic canal that runs parallel to the Delaware River. The canal runs from Bristol (closer to Philly) all the way to Easton, near Bethlehem, PA. One of the most scenic parts of the canal starts in the...

    10 miles

  • Hike the Hidden Pond Trail

    Brandywine Creek State Park, a 933-acre park located in Northern Delaware, offers 14 miles of hiking trails, expanses of open fields, and the beautiful Brandywine Creek. The Hidden Pond trail is an excellent hike through the hardwood forests and d...

    2.8 miles 3 ft gain

  • Hike the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail

    If you are going to tour Northern Delaware, look no further than the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail. This 10.4 mile trail links some of the best sites and attractions in the region including Bellevue State Park, Wilmington State Park, Brandywine...

    10.4 miles

  • Mountain Bike Dry Run Creek Trail

    This short trail runs alongside a small creek, and is a perfect spot for mountain biking and running. There is a small parking lot right at the trailhead, making this spot very convenient to access. It is not a very challenging ride, although ther...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Goat Hill Overlook

    Hike a short and easy path up a hill to the Goat Hill Overlook where you'll have a wonderful view of the Delaware River and New Hope, PA. Put 'Goat Hill Overlook' into your maps and you will be led right to the trailhead where you can easily park ...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Baldpate Mountain Loop

    The parking lot on Pleasant Valley Road provides access to the trailhead for this 1.25 mile loop hike.Starting at the trailhead, take the Ridge Trail (white) going West. The ridge trail is wide and flat, and branches off to many other smaller tra...

    1.25 miles

  • Hike through the Sourland Mountain Preserve

    The Sourland Mountain Preserve stretches from Hunterdon County all the way into Somerset County. The trails referenced here are on the southwest side of the preserve in Hunterdon County. They are accessible from an on site parking lot at 233 Riley...

    2.91 miles

  • Hike the PennDel Trail at White Clay Creek SP

    White Clay Creek State Park is a large expanse of beautiful woods and streams with over 37 miles of trails. The PennDel Trail follows White Clay Creek and winds through the hardwood forests.  The PennDel Trail actually begins at the Pennsylvania s...

    1.9 miles 0 ft gain

  • Camp at Lums Pond State Park

    Lums Pond State Park offers endless adventures while you camp in the newly renovated campground. Explore the pond via kayak, hike through more than 12 miles of trails, fish from the water’s edge, take your dog to enjoy the off-leash dog park, or t...