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Audubon Loop Trail

Feels like European palace gardens

July, 2020 by collinsmalcolm

This trail feels like European palace gardens and woodland . . . it has that "estate" feel to it. The drawbacks are the noise from cars and the very scary short segment on egypt road (they should put some form of barrier there, someone is going to die one day).
While the animal life in general is abundant if you come in June just after dark there are tons and tons of a rare species of synchronous firefly in the fields.

Royersford Riverfront Trail

short but sweet

July, 2020 by joelkring

Not bad for an urban trail, to one side is buildings, to the other side is the river. The trail and the park it travels through are well maintained. Worth a visit if you are riding the Schuylkill River Trail through Spring City.

Frog Hollow Trail

not worth the time

July, 2020 by joelkring

Beside there being no place to park, except along the narrow road, there is no clear entrance from the road onto the trail. Add to that the trail is becoming overgrown by lawns, due in large part to its short length (the 0.4 mile length is generous) and poor access. Not recommended.

Accordion

Zacharias Creek Trail

very scenic short trail

July, 2020 by joelkring

For the most part this is a very scenic trail. The trail now extends briefly beyond Green Hill Road and there are 2 parking areas at Heebner Park, one off of Heebner Road and the other off of South Valley Forge Road. There were clean, well maintained rest rooms at Heebner Park. The one improvement that I would like to see is better signage in the maze of trails.

Limerick Trail

Nothing special

July, 2020 by joelkring

We rode this trail on a sunny morning in late June, one of 8 trails we rode that day. Unless you are also trying to ride 150 trails in one year, I don't recommend this trail. Go to the nearby Limerick Community Park and enjoy that trail instead.

Pennypack Trail

Great trail

June, 2020 by enderskull57

Great trail

D&L Trail

trail closed near tinicum

June, 2020 by judyweinstein

Great trail until you get close to tinicum. Trail completely closed. Had to go down and up steep embankment to get onto road. It reopens after 100 yards or so. We went up pa side from Stockton and returned on Nj side to avoid it on return. Nj side much wider.

Jack A. Markell Trail

Delaware Hidden Treasure!

June, 2020 by donnahde

My daughter took me for a bike ride and dinner for my birthday. I had no idea where we were going but it ended up being the Jack Markell Trail and I was blown away that I didn't know anything about this wonderful experience before this. It is amazing. So beautifully built and maintained. It went under and around areas I would never have biked thru. My partner and I are avid bird watcher/photographers and I can't wait for him to get his bike fixed so that we can take a leisurely meander thru with our cameras to see all the varieties of birds. The trail even goes thru the Peterson nature center!! Easy biking or walking. Also saw scooters and skateboards. Highly recommend!!

Chester Creek Trail

Parking and Access

June, 2020 by dacoach112266

I enjoy cycling this trail as it is relatively flat and short. I can usually complete the trail in less than an hour. However, parking is not good at all. There is only one place to park on the trail and does not have many access points. I parked a few times at Linvilla but riding down to the trailhead on Knowlton Rd is tight. Cars whip around the corner and there isn't a lot of space on the side of the road to ride.

Jack A. Markell Trail

Nice ride

June, 2020 by shanenlewis

Great ride as long as you know the beginning and end points. I’m from Wilmington and had a bit of trouble figuring out where the trail ended at Battery Park! At the beginning the signs are not the easiest to find! However, the trail itself is in great condition and the scenery is very nice. I’ve run into several animals including deer 3x now. Great for nature lovers.

Ben Franklin Bridge

Amazing view

June, 2020 by ramon.jessica

Can’t beat this view, especially for sunrise or sunset. Nice little breeze up there as well. Race Street Pier only half a mile away from the base of the Philly side entrance/exit. Also not too far from the Rocky Steps either if you want to make a run for it through Center City.

Tacony Creek Trail

We go weekly

June, 2020 by ramon.jessica

My family lives nearby so we take the kids and the dog over at least once a week. They walk or bike, throw rocks by the creek, etc. I also run the trail with the Tacony Running group, a program through TTF Watershed. We meet weekly also for several week segments throughout the year. Fairly easy trail, paved with some dirt trails leading off the main trail. Not too much traffic although it’s picked up some over the pandemic. One big hill at the end of the trail near the Cheltenham Ave. Gateway.

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