Cycling in Philadelphia, PA
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RootsRated explores the best cycling and road biking in Philadelphia. From quick rides to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect roads. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Philadelphia, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Valley Forge offers a 6 mile loop (Joseph Plumb Trail) that rolls through the historic park with many great sights and views throughout.
The Delaware River has canal trails on either side that total 130 miles.
The Perkiomen Rail Trail offers the perfect opportunity for all levels of cyclists to ride in a well-marked, safe environment.
The Schuylkill River Trail is the headliner of bike riding in the Philadelphia Region. Currently there are over 60 miles of trail completed including a 26 mile section from Philadelphia to Phoenixville, with a projected total length of close to 130 miles.
Grab a friend, your 'yak, and a cooler of cold ones and jump into one of these top spots for paddling near Philadelphia.
Philadelphia's Belmont Plateau is an urban oasis with fascinating history, plenty of singletrack trails, and wonderful views of the city.
Enjoying time on the Schuylkill River and the Philadelphia skyline on a paddleboard from Standup Philly.
A three-day paddling trip on the Delaware River north of Philadelphia provides plenty of excitement and a surprise visitor.
In marathon training, long runs are a must every weekend. These five trails in Philadelphia make for a great way to put in the miles.
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