Best Trail Running in Pennsylvania

This list represents the most popular trail running in Pennsylvania. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania trail running trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Wissahickon Gorge North Loop

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    Philadelphia, PA

    There are two major attractions on this hike that make this an absolute must for serious outdoor lovers. Hikers can investigate the history and historical significance of Northwest Philadelphia ...
    •  3.5-4 hours
    •  3.7 miles
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    There are two major attractions on this hike that make this an absolute must for serious outdoor lovers. Hikers can investigate ...

  • #2 John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge: Impoundment Loop

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    Philadelphia, PA

    Want a hike where you can take your children and your parents? This is it. Along this easy, flat hike, you’re surrounded by nature’s beauty and the excitement of spotting some of the 280 species ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
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    Want a hike where you can take your children and your parents? This is it. Along this easy, flat hike, you’re surrounded ...

  • #3 Wissahickon Gorge North Loop

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    Philadelphia, PA

    There are two major attractions on this hike that make this an absolute must for serious outdoor lovers. Hikers can investigate the history and historical significance of Northwest Philadelphia ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.5 miles
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    There are two major attractions on this hike that make this an absolute must for serious outdoor lovers. Hikers can investigate ...

  • #4 Frick Park

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    Wilkinsburg, PA

    This loop hike through Frick Park involves a few hills, but it’s relatively easy overall. Some of the sights you’ll see are the tiny Hot Dog Dam, an even smaller pond, and, if you’re lucky, people ...
    •  2.5 to 3 hours
    •  5.1 miles
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    This loop hike through Frick Park involves a few hills, but it’s relatively easy overall. Some of the sights you’ll see are ...

  • #5 Riverview Park

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    Bellevue, PA

    Riverview Park, located just north of Pittsburgh’s downtown, was once an amusement park of sorts. Today its merry-go-round is long gone. If you enjoy walking through the woods and are intrigued ...
    •  4 hours
    •  3.9 miles
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    Riverview Park, located just north of Pittsburgh’s downtown, was once an amusement park of sorts. Today its merry-go-round ...

  • #6 Youghiogheny River Trail

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    West Newton, PA

    The Youghiogheny (Yough) River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage—a 150- mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh with Cumberland, Maryland, though a connection to the C&O Canal path will ...
    •  2 to 2.5 hours
    •  6 miles
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    The Youghiogheny (Yough) River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage—a 150- mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh ...

  • #7 Frick Park

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    Wilkinsburg, PA

    This loop hike through Frick Park involves only a few hills and will allow you to see the tiny Hot Dog Dam, an even smaller pond, and, if you’re lucky, people playing lawn bowling at the only ...
    •  3
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop hike through Frick Park involves only a few hills and will allow you to see the tiny Hot Dog Dam, an even smaller ...

  • #8 Yough River Trail

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    West Newton, PA

    The Yough River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh with Cumberland, Maryland, though a connection to the C&O Canal path will let you go ...
    •  5
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The Yough River Trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a 150-mile rail trail connecting Pittsburgh with Cumberland, ...

  • #9 Marsh Creek State Park

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    Downingtown, PA

    The highlight of Marsh Creek State Park is obviously the lake. Most park visitors come to boat, sail, or fish. The creek is 535 acres and takes up the bulk of the 1,727-acre park. However, the ...
    •  3 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    The highlight of Marsh Creek State Park is obviously the lake. Most park visitors come to boat, sail, or fish. The creek ...