Length: 57.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Urban, in NW Philadelphia
Latitude: 40.05599 Longitude: -75.21829
NW Philadelphia, adjacent to neighborhoods to Roxborough, Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy, Germantown and Lafayette Hill.
The Wissahickon Valley is a steep gorge comprised of 1800 acres. On the site of 18/19th Century mills, the land has been pristine forested trails since late 1800's. Creek flows through the gorge providing fishing opportunities plus beautiful views.
Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1975
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.
Director of Operations & Landscape Mgmt.
Fairmount Park Commission/City of Philadelphia
Memorial Hall, West Park
P.O. Box 21601
Philadelphia , PA 19131 -901
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