Wissahickon Trail Itinerary

Schuylkill River to Morris Arboretum Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
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Once home to the sound of logging mills, today the verdant Wissahickon Valley Park offers a tranquil refuge from nearby Center City. Immerse yourself in a beautiful landscape of waterfalls, streams and dense foliage as you wind along a 7-mile long route through the park. Visit historic sites, spot wildlife and explore additional trails that lead to quiet and remote areas.

Public Transit


Manayunk-Norristown Regional Rail Line to Wissahickon Station

Chestnut Hill West Line to St. Martins Station. Follow Springfield Ave and Valley Green Road into the gorge to connect with the trail.

Chestnut Hill West Line to Highland Station. Follow Seminole Avenue and then Rex Avenue down in to the gorge to connect with the Trail


Routes 1, 9, 27, 35, 38, 61, 124, 125, and R
to Wissahickon Transfer Center
Route 27 to Wise?s Mill Road
Routes L and 97 to Northwestern Avenue


The Wissahickon Trail begins at the southern end at its junction with the Schuylkill River Trail at the mouth of the Wissahickon Creek at Ridge Avenue.

Vehicle Parking

Northwestern Avenue:
40.084494, -75.231971

Bells Mill Road
40.079619, -75.225301

Valley Green Road
40.054883, -75.218041

Lincoln Drive
40.027569, -75.192825