Pennypack Trail Itinerary

Delaware River to Fox Chase Farm Pennypack Valley, Philadelphia
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Wind your way through the scenic Pennypack Creek Valley on this 14-mile trail that was once the corridor for the Fox Chase – Newton Branch Line. Cross over a dramatic steel bridge, delight in the stunning beauty of Pennypack Park, spot birds at top birding areas, and see remains of buildings from colonial times. Recently the trail was extended allowing for access to historic Bryn Athyn.

Public Transit

Regional Rail

Trenton Regional Rail to Holmeburg Junction
SEPTA Regional Rail to Fox Chase Station

SEPTA Bus and Trackless Trolley

Routes 70 and 84 to State Road
Route 88 to Welsh Road
Route 28 to Rhawn Street
Routes 20 and 50 to Holme Avenue
Route 58 to Bustleton Avenue
Route 19 to Krewstown Road
Route 67 to Verree Road
Route 66 to Frankford Avenue


The Pennypack Trail continues north into Montgomery County where it follows the railbed of the former Reading Railroad Newtown Branch.

Vehicle Parking

Pennypack Park Trail Head:
40.027815, -75.012518

Rhawn Street Trail Head:
40.050070, -75.032923

Roosevelt Avenue Trail Head:
40.066670, -75.039576

Krewtown Road Trail Head:
40.076671, -75.054779

Verree Road Trail Head:
40.085204, -75.061480

Fox Chase Farm Trail Head:
40.089784, -75.069459