10 Exciting Bike Trails to Explore with Your Family

Fairmount Park

Enjoy an 8-mile trail in Center City Philadelphia along the Schuylkill River. Pass landmarks like the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Boathouse Row, with parks, gardens, and mansions offering a fresh city perspective.

Wissahickon Valley Park Forbidden Trail

Bike along the peaceful Wissahickon Creek on this 5+ mile gravel trail. Enjoy wide, even paths, perfect for spreading out and soaking in nature within city limits.

Ridley Creek State Park, Media

Ideal for family rides, this paved 5-mile loop features gently rolling hills. Explore picnic areas, restrooms, and a Living Museum of Delaware County on this multi-use trail.

Pennypack Preserve Trails

Perfect for younger riders, the Pennypack Preserve offers 2.5 miles of the Pennypack Trail and three small multi-use trails. Enjoy views of Pennypack Creek and historic sites.

Centennial 5K Route at the Please Touch Museum

This scenic 3.1-mile loop in Fairmount Park starts behind the Please Touch Museum. The accessible path winds past the Japanese Tea House and the Centennial District.

Tyler State Park

Explore 10.5 miles of paved bike trails in Tyler State Park. Enjoy farm and woodland views along Neshaminy Creek, with wide paths designed for easy, two-way travel.

Valley Forge State Park

Ride through history at Valley Forge National Historical Park on 6.5 miles of paved trails. Discover monuments, farmhouses, and reconstructed log cabins in a Revolutionary War setting.

Radnor Trail

This 2.4-mile paved trail on the Main Line follows the old Philadelphia & Western Railway. It's perfect for an easy family bike ride with kids of all ages.

John James Audubon Center

Explore a 4.5-mile trail around this 175-acre site, once home to naturalist John James Audubon. The paved trail connects to the Schuylkill River Trail and Perkiomen Trail for extended rides.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Bike a 7.4-mile trail through historic Gettysburg. Enjoy scenery and historical significance with views of civil war monuments, historical markers, and the Eisenhower National Historic Site.