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Schuylkill River Trail

Schuykill River, Philadelphia, PA
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“art museum” (22 reviews)
Schuykill River, Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very scenic walk giving you a very good cross section of Philadelpia. I suggest you start near the Art Museum and walk southwest towards downtown and West Philly. You'll pass the rear of the Art Museum, see some beautiful gardens, see the...More

Thank Lmira20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This path is easily accessible from the Museum and runs along the river. Lots of people using it, beautiful scenery and good police patrols. They were doing some construction - so double check before you go.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were looking for a quick scenic walk and the thought of a boardwalk extended over the Schuylkill River sounded good. It leaves much to be desired. The view is of the railroad tracks and freight cars on one side and the expressway across the...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Depends on what you are looking for. I thought this would be a walk with scenery along the river but it is not. It is a walkway over the river but nothing to look at. It did feel like a safe place to stroll in...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

A wonderful path along the Schuykill River, perfect for a romantic stroll, a bike ride or a run. Lots of families letting the kids get their ya-yas out - it's one of the things that makes Philadelphia such a livable city. Lots of landscaping, so...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you like an active lifestyle take a run, walk or cycle on the this trail. Great scenery and history as you move along the trail . Easy to get in 30 miles or less on a round trip.Pass America's oldest canal. old mills ,Valley...More

Thank waterboy1368
Reviewed 25 June 2017

this walking trail has a lot to offer. its located along the schuylkill river with great views of the city and many historical buildings. whether you walk, run, jog, or bike you will find this a quiet , clean, beautiful trail with seating areas, picnic...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is such a beautiful place to walk but you do need to watch out for the bike riders. Most are polite and call out the side they are passing on but some are in their own world. My favorite part is north of the...More

Thank ppark0927
Reviewed 1 June 2017

this place is great, can get busy on weekends and nice days, but otherwise its just a great place to get some exercise and sun.

Thank Cole L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Incredible biking and running trail. We got bikes-to-go from the rental kiosk near the Museum of Art and started up the river from there Went along boathouse row and all the way up to near Wissahickon. Then we crossed the river and came back down...More

Thank MadFal18
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3 March 2017|
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Response from TravelBuddies589 | Reviewed this property |
There is a Wyndham in the historic area of Philadelphia. A 6 minute walk from the liberty bell and many more sights.
17 December 2016|
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Response from markandreg | Reviewed this property |
There are hotels right along the trail in Conshohockin
Theresa K
21 August 2016|
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Response from Barbara E | Reviewed this property |
Check with SEPTA which is the regional bus and train. I believe there is a bus between Philly and Valley Forge/King of Prussia.