The Philadelphia region has many trails for bicycling and walking. Whether it’s in the city or surrounding areas, there are plenty of trails to go around.
The Schuylkill Trail
The route is from the confluence with the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. It currently is ride-able and paved from Spruce Street in Philadelphia to Oaks, Pennsylvania.
This route is in Northeast Philadelphia and starts at State Road and Rhawn Street and is paved to Pine Road near Susquehanna Road.
The Cobbs Creek Trail
The Cobbs Creek Trail starts at Market and 63 Streets and is off-road and paved to Cobbs Creek and 70th Street. From there, it is signed to Bartram’s Garden. Use 84th Street and Bartram Street to the Airport. Spruce Street is a good cross-town route to get on the trail.
Fort Washington Trail
This branch starts from the Schuylkill River trail at Conshohocken, Elm and Colwell Lane.
Wissahickon Creek Green Trail
Take this route along Northwest Avenue to Stenton Avenue and from Stenton Avenue and Valley Green Road to Fort Washington State Park.