Schuylkill River Trail
More than 200 miles of trails wind through Fairmount Park, and Valley Forge and Ridley Creek offer additional trail networks just outside Philadelphia. So dig out those helmets and riding gloves from the closet, pack up the kids and get ready for some bike-riding fun at these top family-friendly bicycle trails around the City of Brotherly Love.
Here are the top family hikes in and around Philly that will take you out of the concrete jungle to a world of natural beauty.
A new section of the Schuylkill River Trail — extending 50 feet out over the water — is now open for joggers, cyclists, and those seeking a riverside stroll.
A traffic ramp used by tens of thousands of drivers daily to get from Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia onto the westbound Schuylkill Expressway is being closed today for more than two months for reconstruction work.
Want to avoid traffic and crowds this holiday weekend, but still get into the great outdoors? Here’s an ideal getaway just minutes from home.
Sunshine is a cure for the blues and it provides Vitamin D, plus plenty of other benefits. If you don’t or can’t commute out of the city, here are a few places to help you catch some rays.
Access to the Schuylkill River Trail has been blocked at Race Street, leaving residents to fear keeping the gate closed is unsafe.
Conshohocken Brewing Company is set to open in early spring 2014.
The plaque — the twnetieth placed by the county since 2007 — now sits at the site of a memorial that was built to Fox’s memory along the Schuylkill River Trail in Conshohocken.
Whether you want a short walk or an all-day outing, the Philadelphia area has just the right walking trail to keep you and your canine content.
Officials say that because of the topography south of Locust Street, the next section of the Schuylkill River Trail cannot be built over land.
The colorful map available at Valley Forge National Historical Park shows the entire trail, the miles that have been completed and those that are proposed.
Here are a few great Philadelphia-area rides as recommended by the Bicycle Club of Philadelphia. Join the pack and get pedaling!
Funeral arrangements were set for a Plymouth Township Officer who was killed in the line of duty Thursday evening after responding to a hit-and-run crash.
“So we’ll be having tours, activities, we’ll have some landscaping expertise to help you plan your garden, potentially food trucks,” says interim director Stephanie Phillips.