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.
From its junction with the Schuylkill River Trail in Conshohocken, the Cross County Trail heads north through a mix of urban and suburban areas.
The Horse-Shoe Trail is a 140-mile hiking and equestrian trail that runs from Valley Forge NHP to the Appalachian Trail in southeastern Pennsylvania.
An educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors.
Montgomery County owns and manages the SRT from the Philadelphia City Line to Phoenixville and a section at Pottstown.
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.
The 20-mile Perkiomen Trail follows the route of the Perkiomen Creek from Oaks to Green Lane Borough. It connects to the Schuylkill River Trail and the Audubon Loop. For most of its length, the “Perky,” as it is known by many, uses the former rail bed of the Perkiomen Line of the Reading Railroad.
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 Canal Association manages Mont Clare’s restored Lock 60 and a visitor center in the early 19th Century Locktender’s House.
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.
Valley Forge National Historic Park interprets the 1777-78 encampment of General Washington’s army. On the east side of the Schuylkill River is the Schuylkill River trails. On the west side is the Welcome Center, historic sites and an extensive trail system.
Visitor information for the Valley Forge area.