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Visit a Local Trail for Celebrate Trails Day!

Celebrate Trails Day, formerly Opening Day For Trails, takes place April 24th and kicks off the unofficial start to trail season. Join in the celebration, and show your love for trails with a walk, run, bike ride, and even a virtual scavenger hunt! This year the theme is #RecreateResponsibly so that everyone can celebrate trails safely. Sign up to officially participate, and see people across the nation who are also getting out on trails today on the Rails to Trails website. GoPhillyGo is the best way to double down on your commitment to the environment by planning a sustainable commute to your Celebrate Trails Day activity.

Download the GoPhillyGo Android app or save the mobile website to your homescreen to plan walking, biking, and transit trips to parks, trails, events, and more. We made a list of some destinations and ways you can celebrate trails and the joy they bring us throughout the year. Practice social distancing and wear a face covering every time you visit parks and trails so everyone can enjoy the physical and mental benefits of being outdoors.

Cobbs Creek Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Our friends at Feet First Philly are bringing back their fun virtual scavenger hunt and kicking it off on Celebrate Trails Day at Cobbs Creek Park. Download their bingo card and search for landmarks to win prizes. A new park and bingo card will be announced each month. 

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Tacony Creek Park

Explore this important urban greenspace in North Philadelphia on nearly four miles of paved greenway. Follow unpaved trails close to the creek for picturesque views and places to relax near the water. 

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Pennypack Park and Trail

Enjoy over nine miles of paved greenway in Philadelphia and another six miles of unpaved trail in Montgomery County. This historic park and creek has numerous access points and neighborhood gateways and the trail ends in Northeast Philadelphia at Pennypack on the Delaware. 

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Northwest Forests and Meadows

Visit Philly’s last remaining meadows in Wissahickon Valley Park. Explore Houston and Andorra Meadows and get a feel for what the landscape used to look like before being developed, then use this Tour to navigate to nearby points of interest like Forbidden Drive and The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education.

Click here to view tour