Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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As the biggest city in the state and the "birthplace of liberty," Philadelphia offers many interesting attractions. It also has plenty of traffic; so much in face, that radio stations give traffic reports at midnight. Thus, this is more of a guide than a strictly planned ride. The best time to ride in Philadelphia is on a Sunday morning; next best is a Sunday afternoon. Fairmount Park is a great place to ride. It's green- you'll find raspberries and mulberries growing wild-and there are a lot of ducks and geese living here. If you stand on Kelly Drive and look across the river, you can almost imagine that you're in a wilderness. Trees and water are just about all that you can see. The road surface is good.

Philadelphia Professional Review and Guide

"As the biggest city in the state and the "birthplace of liberty," Philadelphia offers many interesting attractions. It also has plenty of traffic; so much in face, that radio stations give traffic reports at midnight. Thus, this is more of a guide than a strictly planned ride.

The best time to ride in Philadelphia is on a Sunday morning; next best is a Sunday afternoon. Fairmount Park is a great place to ride. It's green- you'll find raspberries and mulberries growing wild-and there are a lot of ducks and geese living here. If you stand on Kelly Drive and look across the river, you can almost imagine that you're in a wilderness. Trees and water are just about all that you can see. The road surface is good."

Activity Type: Road Biking
Nearby City: Philadelphia
Distance: 25
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Riding Time: .5 hour to 3 hours
Season: Best March to November
Driving Directions: Directions to Philadelphia

Recent Trail Reviews

9/12/2009
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I coupled this with Forbidden Drive Trail and eliminated the center city part. This is always a nice ride. On the weekends, the city closes down east and west river drive to traffic which makes a very nice bicycling situation.


4/28/2006
0

The trail was great. I needed to go a long distance and this helped me find a ride.



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