60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition Guide Book

by Lori Litchman (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Philadelphia - 2nd Edition  by Lori Litchman

336pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781634040662

Get outdoors with local author and hiking expert Lori Litchman as she helps you find and enjoy the top hikes within 60 miles of the city. These selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.

© 2017 Lori Litchman/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: Although Baldpate Mountain is the highest point in Mercer County, this route goes through a relatively flat section of the park. The mountain is a tiny one, at only 470 feet. But in a coastal plain ar ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Titusville, NJ - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.5 miles
... Preview: Binky Lee Preser ve is the perfect place to take a break from a busy schedule. With its meadows and woodlands, it offers a short, peaceful trek along former farmlands. The Natural Lands Trust manages ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Chester Springs, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 2 miles
... Preview: The Pine Barrens are a unique environment in New Jersey in the Atlantic Coastal Plain. What makes the barrens special is that both the water and the soil have a very low pH, which means that only cert ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Evesham Township, NJ - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.5 miles
... Preview: Brandywine Creek State Park was once a dairy farm owned by the famed du Pont family. The stone walls throughout the hike are made of local stone and are reminiscent of simpler times. The area became a ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Wilmington, DE - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.7 miles
... Preview: Bull’s Island Recreation Area has a small forest of mainly sycamores, maples, and tulip poplars. This is an easy hike that gives you an up-close look at the sprawling Delaware River, one of the major ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Stockton, NJ - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1 mile
... Preview: Although this hike is short in both time and distance, it is definitely worth checking out. Carpenter’s Woods is an easy afternoon stroll. It is a popular spot for folks walking their dogs. And, as it ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Philadelphia, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.7 mile
... Preview: Churchville Nature Center has myriad offerings for the nature lover. It’s 54 acres of green with tons of wildlife viewing opportunities. It can provide a quiet, contemplative hike in the early morning ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Churchville, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1 mile
... Preview: This hike starts off surrounded by working farmland and seems flat and easy at first. But in the forest are some rolling hills that came about years ago when this area was mined for clay. Burlington C ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Bordentown, NJ - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 2 miles
... Preview: Cushetunk Mountain Preserve is part of a mountain that was formed by volcanoes millions of years ago. The Lenni Lenape American Indians called the land cushetunk, which means “place of hogs.” There ar ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Lebanon, NJ - Hiking - Trail Length: 3 miles
... Preview: This hike is part of the Delaware Canal State Park, which is essentially a 60-mile stretch between Easton and Bristol. Start in the Erwinna section, with your stepping-off point in Tinicum Park, which ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Erwinna, PA - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 2 miles
... Preview: Evansburg State Park is a favorite spot for folks in Montgomery County looking for a quiet, natural space. The Unami tribe (part of the Lenni Lenape) first settled the land that is today’s park. This ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Collegeville, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.6 miles
... Preview: This preserve is environmentally unique because it lies on the dividing line between the geologically different Atlantic Coastal Plain and the Piedmont Plateau. Parts of the hike are along the coastal ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Morrisville, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3 miles
... Preview: This park stretches between Springfield and Whitemarsh Townships and is a great spot for hiking and picnicking. Like many of the parks in the book, this one is a pack-in, pack-out park, meaning there ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Flourtown, PA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3.3 miles
... Preview: This hike is a gem. Around every turn and every few steps, you will find yourself surprised by a unique mushroom, nearly hidden cranberry plants, or amazing moss and lichens. Franklin Parker Preserve ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Chatsworth, NJ - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 3 miles
... Preview: According to the state park’s website, French Creek State Park has the “largest block of contiguous forest” between Manhattan and Washington, D.C. And it sure feels that way when you step onto the tra ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Elverson, PA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5 miles
... Preview: How would you like to stand where George Washington once stood? You can on this hike. During the Revolutionary War, legend has it that George Washington stood at the top of the hill to spy on enemy ac ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Lambertville, NJ - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1 mile
... Preview: Green Lane Park in northwestern Montgomery County has oodles of things to do, from fishing and boating to picnicking, and it has trails for equestrians, mountain bikers, and hikers. The park has three ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Green Lane, PA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 3.6 miles
... Preview: The Green Ribbon Trail is part of a 12.6-mile-long trail system that weaves its way through Montgomery County. The trail stretches from Upper Gwynedd Township to Whitemarsh. This hike takes in only a ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Ambler, PA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5 miles
... Preview: Herrontown Woods is off the beaten path in Princeton Township. It was once the estate of Oswald Veblen, an internationally known mathematician at Princeton University. He and his wife left their prope ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Princeton, NJ - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7 miles
... Preview: If you are looking for a peaceful place to escape for a quick, easy hike with nice scenery, this is the hike for you. It’s also a great hike for kids because it is flat, wide, and there’s plenty to lo ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Philadelphia - 2nd Edition"
Lebanon, NJ - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1 miles