Fairmount Park Bike Path

A nice bike ride along the east side of the Schuylkill River, the Fairmount Park Bike path provides great views and challenges for all types of bikers!

Length: 8.20 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Urban
States: Pennsylvania
Counties: Fairmount, Montgomery
Latitude: 40.0321   Longitude: -75.1956

NW corner of PA adjacent to neighborhoods of Roxborough, Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy, Germantown and Lafayette Hill.


The valley is a steep gorge compromising of 1800 acres. On the site of 18 and 19th Century mills, pristine forest trails since 1800's. Creek flows through gorge providing views and fishing opportunities. Located within the Wissahichon Valley trail system.

Additional Details

Width: 3 inches.
Primary Surface: Other
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1971

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Chris Palmer
Park District Manager
Fairmount Park Commission
Memorial Hall
Philadelphia , PA 19131 -901
(215) 685-2575



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