Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is an active advocacy group that promotes bicycling as a healthy, low-cost, and environmentally-friendly form of transportation and recreation.
The Coalition for Philadelphia’s Riverfronts (CPR) is dedicated to improving the quality of the city’s riverfronts by establishing an urban, high quality, continuous, connected and publicly accessible greenway and trail system along the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers.
The Circuit is 250+ miles of walking and biking trail in the Greater Philadelphia Region. When complete, The Circuit will be 750 miles of bicycle and pedestrian trail connecting the region to communities, jobs, and parks.
Destination Schuylkill River celebrates life along the River and seeks to connect the communities of East Falls, Lower Merion and Manayunk to the river through planning, programming and projects.
The East Coast Greenway is a developing 3,000 mile trail system that will link all the major cities of the eastern seaboard.
An educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors.
DCNR’s Bureau of Recreation and Conservation establishes community partnerships to advance a green Pennsylvania, protect the Commonwealth’s natural and heritage resources, and provide recreational opportunities for Pennsylvanians and visitors.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
The Schuylkill River Heritage Area operates and maintains 28 miles of the trail in Berks and Schuylkill Counties. It is always working to expand and improve and promote the entire trail, through a unified sign system and better trail heads. The organization also maintains the Schuylkill River Trail website and produces and distributes full-color, accordion-style maps that delineate the entire 130-mile trail including completed, planned and on-road sections.
Wissahickon Valley Park features more than 50 miles of often rugged trails that challenge hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians, while the wide, flat Forbidden Drive is a favorite of joggers and runners.