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596 mi 960 km of trail 32 Recommended Routes

Gems 8 Gems Easy Trails 132 Trails Intermediate Trails 171 Trails Hard Trails 16 Trails
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Gems in Philadelphia and Southeastern PA - 8

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gem Favorite Looking downstream at the Neal Thorpe Trail, January 2016

Lock 60 Canal Park

(4) Phoenix…, PA
gem Favorite Boulder field

Ringing Rocks

(3) Raubsville, PA
gem Favorite Memorial Arch.

National Memorial Arch

(6) Chester…, PA
gem Favorite Muhlenberg sunrise.

Muhlenberg Brigade Huts (Log City)

(6) King of…, PA
gem Favorite Valley Forge: Varnum's Springhouse.

Washington Memorial Chapel

(6) Audubon, PA
gem Favorite "George Washington"

Washinton's Headquarters

(4) Chester…, PA
gem Favorite Forest view through Tyler Arboretum.

Thoreau's "Walden" Cabin Replica

(2) Lima, PA
gem Favorite Abandoned forge in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

John Brown Lime Kiln

(2) Chester…, PA

Recommended Routes in Philadelphia and Southeastern PA - 30

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Favorite View from the Pinnacle. Looking southeast over the Pennsylvannia farm country. A rain/hail storm had just passed through (Nov).
Difficult

Pulpit Rock and The Pinnacle

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,032' Up 314.44 m Up 1,031' Down 314.29 m Down

Hamburg, PA
Favorite Fingerspan Bridge - Actually pretty cool!
Intermediate/Difficult

Wissahickon Valley Park

5.7 mi 9.2 km 501' Up 152.76 m Up 500' Down 152.48 m Down

Wyndmoor, PA
Favorite This is on the Golden Eagle/Skyline Trail. This is the first spot on the upper east side about a half mile after you get on the Skyline Trail that includes big boulders you must scramble over.
Difficult

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Loop

4.2 mi 6.7 km 819' Up 249.73 m Up 819' Down 249.57 m Down

Hamburg, PA
Favorite 1800's ruins on the trail.
Intermediate

Triple Entente: Edwin Leid Trail to PennDel Trail to Vaughn's Trail

4.2 mi 6.8 km 342' Up 104.1 m Up 346' Down 105.42 m Down

Avondale, PA
Favorite The view from the trail.
Intermediate

Landenberg Lasso

3.5 mi 5.7 km 256' Up 77.89 m Up 259' Down 78.91 m Down

Avondale, PA
Favorite A view from the Observation Platform during the summer.
Easy

Silver Lake and Observation Platform

1.0 mi 1.6 km 55' Up 16.69 m Up 55' Down 16.63 m Down

Bristol, PA
Favorite Muhlenberg sunrise.
Easy/Intermediate

Joseph Plumb Martin Trail

5.7 mi 9.2 km 300' Up 91.4 m Up 300' Down 91.4 m Down

Audubon, PA
Favorite Waterfall
Intermediate/Difficult

Ringing Rocks Loop

0.9 mi 1.4 km 129' Up 39.33 m Up 130' Down 39.57 m Down

Raubsville, PA

Trails in Philadelphia and Southeastern PA - 287

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5.9 mi 9.5 km #1Orange Trail
Intermediate
Flourtown, PA
Intermediate
Flourtown, PA 13 
9.1 mi 14.7 km #2Trexler Border Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Schnecksville, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
Schnecksville, PA 11 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Medium Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Evansburg, PA
Intermediate/Difficult
Evansburg, PA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #4Forest Loop Trail
Difficult
Atglen, PA
Difficult
Atglen, PA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #5Octoraro Ridge Trail
Difficult
Atglen, PA
Difficult
Atglen, PA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #6Dismal Run Trail
Intermediate
Lima, PA
Intermediate
Lima, PA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #7Log Trail (White)
Difficult
Emmaus, PA
Difficult
Emmaus, PA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #8Deep Woods Trail
Intermediate
Elverson, PA
Intermediate
Elverson, PA
2.1 mi 3.3 km #9Skippack Village Trail
Easy
Skippack, PA
Easy
Skippack, PA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Parking Lot to Trailhead
Easy
Upland, PA
Easy
Upland, PA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Mason Dixon Greenway South
Intermediate
West Grove, PA
Intermediate
West Grove, PA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #12Yellow Loop
Intermediate
West Chester, PA
Intermediate
West Chester, PA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #13Cadet Trail
Easy
King of Prussia, PA
Easy
King of Prussia, PA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #14Sunset Overlook
Easy
Hamburg, PA
Easy
Hamburg, PA
0.1 mi 0.2 km #15Rock Trail
Very Difficult
Emmaus, PA
Very Difficult
Emmaus, PA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Green Loop
Easy
West Chester, PA
Easy
West Chester, PA
1.0 mi 1.5 km #17Chief's Grove Trail
Intermediate
Elverson, PA
Intermediate
Elverson, PA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #18Green Loop
Easy
Media, PA
Easy
Media, PA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #19Hopewell Trail
Easy
Amity Gardens, PA
Easy
Amity Gardens, PA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #20Hill Connector
Difficult
Evansburg, PA
Difficult
Evansburg, PA

Photos of Philadelphia and Southeastern PA - 402

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Fall color and sunshine.
Nov 2, 2018 near Upland, PA
Muhlenberg sunrise.
Apr 22, 2016 near King of…, PA
Sunset along the trail
Apr 12, 2015 near West Ha…, PA
"George Washington"
Apr 19, 2016 near Chester…, PA
Muhlenberg Huts.
Mar 9, 2016 near King of…, PA
View from the Pinnacle. Looking southeast over the Pennsylvannia farm country. A rain/hail storm had just passed through (Nov).
Jul 8, 2018 near Hamburg, PA
Spring time on Martin Luther King drive in Philadelphia
May 3, 2015 near Bala-Cy…, PA
Long straightaway at the beginning of the trail
Aug 27, 2019 near Belfast, PA