Whether you want to get more exercise, clear your mind or just spend some time with family outside for a change, hiking is the perfect way to spend a day in the fresh air without too much effort. Here are the most popular trails in Montgomery County where you can begin your hiking experience:
- Wissahickon Valley Trail (pictured above) is known for it’s exceptional scenery to look at while you stroll through. Pretty enough for many couples to have had their engagement pictures there! It’s a quiet, big beautiful forest with great trails perfect for hikers, bikers, runners or walkers. Bring your family, friends or go on the trail for some alone time; it makes for a great afternoon trip! Address: Valley Green Rd At Wissahickon, Philadelphia, PA 19128. Phone number: (215) 247-0417
- Valley Forge National Historical Park is a big open park where you can walk through at your own pace or have the option of a guided tour to see the sights there. Whether you want to come for an educated tour on the history the park holds or just for a picnic on a nice day with friends and family, Valley Forge has it all. Address: 1400 N Outer Line Dr., King of Prussia, PA 19406. Phone number: (610) 783-1099
- Ridley Creek State Park is a good trail to try if you’re looking for a little challenge. This park has some hills for the dedicated runners and bikers out there, not to mention a place where meany people bring their families and pets, which gives it a very friendly environment. Address: 351 Gradyville Rd., Newtown Square, PA 19073.
- If you want to go for a quick run or hike or spend the whole day, Peace Valley Park has plenty to offer. It has great trails, picnic and barbecue areas, boat rentals and lots of parking! It wasn’t named Peace Valley Park at random, this park is sincerely a peaceful place to visit. Address: 230 Creek Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901. Phone number: (215) 822-8608
All of these gorgeous parks are located near Judd Builders’ community, The Reserve at Creekside, some just 10 minutes away! Grab your friends and family for a chance to spend time together in what nature has to offer.