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Schuylkill River Trail

Schuykill River, Philadelphia, PA
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US$ 59.00*
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Classic Philadelphia City Bike Tour
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US$ 90.00*
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Schuykill River, Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like an active lifestyle take a run, walk or cycle on the this trail. Great scenery and history as you move along the trail . Easy to get in 30 miles or less on a round trip.Pass America's oldest canal. old mills ,Valley...More

Thank waterboy1368
Reviewed 5 days ago

this walking trail has a lot to offer. its located along the schuylkill river with great views of the city and many historical buildings. whether you walk, run, jog, or bike you will find this a quiet , clean, beautiful trail with seating areas, picnic...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to walk but you do need to watch out for the bike riders. Most are polite and call out the side they are passing on but some are in their own world. My favorite part is north of the...More

Thank ppark0927
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is great, can get busy on weekends and nice days, but otherwise its just a great place to get some exercise and sun.

Thank Cole L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Incredible biking and running trail. We got bikes-to-go from the rental kiosk near the Museum of Art and started up the river from there Went along boathouse row and all the way up to near Wissahickon. Then we crossed the river and came back down...More

Thank MadFal18
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The crews were out on the river weekend of 5.6.17 and the traffic was backed up as they competed in the annual regatta weekend. Teams were there from around the US and it was as usual well attended. Great venue. the Doctor hit me with...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed biking this trail. The paths are relatively level, smooth and wide. The scenery along the river and the canal is very peaceful. My vision for the river was the part that is next to Philadelphia which is quite ugly....More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The Schuylkill Trail is a popular place to walk, skate or ride a bike. There are many places along the trail where visitors can relax, and there is a skateboard park on the trail near the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Thank pastry-traveler
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Nice place to take a walk, or bring a hammock and just watch the world go by. Not too far from everything, definitely worth taking a little walk here! Can be especially beautiful for sunset.

Thank Alexandra J L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I came across this trail by accident while we were in the Philly area for a tournament. So glad I found it--I went running twice here and loved how well maintained it was and great sights along the way. If I'm ever in the area...More

Thank Kevin S
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do you of any diamond resort international, rci and or wyndham affiliated hotel in Philadelphia. thank you.
3 March 2017|
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Response from TravelBuddies589 | Reviewed this property |
There is a Wyndham in the historic area of Philadelphia. A 6 minute walk from the liberty bell and many more sights.
Which Philly hotels have easiest access to the River Trail?
17 December 2016|
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Response from markandreg | Reviewed this property |
There are hotels right along the trail in Conshohockin
Theresa K
Does anyone know if there is a shuttle that would take us back to Valley Forge? We plan to ride the 27 miles from Valley Forge to Philly, but then would want a shuttle back. Are they available?
21 August 2016|
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Response from Barbara E | Reviewed this property |
Check with SEPTA which is the regional bus and train. I believe there is a bus between Philly and Valley Forge/King of Prussia.