29 Things To-Do #onthecircuit on Leap Day

Did you know that 2020 is a Leap Year? You know what that means – we get an extra day to spend #onthecircuit! February 29 comes only once every four years, so it’s a no-brainer to take advantage of the extra 24 hours we’ve been given. To celebrate, we compiled a list of 29 things you can do #onthecircuit on February 29! Lace up your sneakers and leap into action on the trails #onthecircuit this Saturday.

1.       Take a hiking adventure through the mystical Wissahickon Valley Park

2.       Take the young and young-at-heart out #onthecircuit for a free nature exploration for families at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

3.       Pack a lunch and have a picnic along the wonderful D&R Canal State Park Trail

4.       Join TTF Watershed Weekend Walking Group for a mid-morning stroll along the Tacony Creek Trail

5.       Start training for the Broad Street Run with a long-distance run on the 20-mile Perkiomen Trail

6.       Break out your camera and head to the Ben Franklin Bridge Trail to capture the most beautiful sunrise or sunset

7.       Exercise your mind and body by taking a walk on the Schuylkill River Trail to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

8.       Call up your friends for a group ride along the popular Chester Valley Trail

Photo by Instagram user @walterpinestudio

9.       Explore America’s first urban refuge, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, by traveling the more than 10 miles of trails

10.   Attend a community yoga and mindfulness class right off the Cobbs Creek Trail at the Cobbs Creek Recreation Center

11.   Post up on the Ulysses Wiggins Waterfront Promenade and try your hand at sketching the iconic Philadelphia skyline

12.   Venture out to explore the almost-complete addition to the Delaware River Trail

13.   Immerse yourself in 20 years of environmental art at the Schuylkill Center’s art gallery Assemblage

14.   Focus on family by spending a playful afternoon at the stunning Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park

15.   Log miles by foot or by bike for the D&L’s Get Your Tail on the Trail 30/30 Winter Mini-Challenge

16.   Go bird watching at the Peace Valley Nature Center on the Peace Valley Park Hike & Bike Trail

17.   Rent an Indego Bike and tour the Philadelphia-area trails on two wheels

18.   Meet up with friends for a cold one at the Conshohocken Brewing Company #onthecircuit

Photo by Instagram user @bg1241

19.   Make a lunch reservation at the Joseph Ambler Inn, and work up an appetite by riding along the 202 Parkway Trail to get there

20.   Find a peaceful spot to meditate along the Cooper River Trail

21.   Run your own 5k on the Lawrence Hopewell Trail

22.   Snap a picture of you spending time on your favorite trail and tag @thecircuittrails in it

23.   Use to the Delaware River Trail to help you try your luck at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

24.   Shop ‘til you drop at one of the REI stores #onthecircuit, just off the Chester Valley Trail in King of Prussia

25.   Stop scrolling and start strolling on the beautiful Struble Trail

Photo by Instagram user @brenton.niccolo

26.   Get a history lesson will you walk the Joseph Plumb Martin Trail in the Valley Forge National Historical Park

27.   Warm up with a cup of coffee at the Trails End Café before taking a run on the Cynwyd Heritage Trail

28.   Link up with your fellow mom friends and hit the trails for an early morning roll and stroll on the Merchantville Trail

29.   Walk your way to the Wayne Arts Center #onthecircuit on the Radnor Trail

Show us how you are utilizing your extra day to explore the trails #onthecircuit! Tag us in your Leap Day adventures with #onthecircuit on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Follow the Circuit Trails