Did you know that some of the very best hiking trails in the Greater Philadelphia Region are actually located within 10 minutes of Matson Mill? It’s true! Here’s a look at our favorite trails for walking, running and cycling near Matson Mill.
The Schuylkill Trail
Located right in our backyard, The Schuylkill Trail travels from Schuylkill County all the way through Montgomery County and to Philadelphia. It’s a great path for biking to the city or for walking and running when you’re on breaks during the work day. Learn more about The Schuylkill River Trail.
Valley Green at Wissahickon Valley Park
One of the best trails for those times that you truly want to immerse yourself in nature, Valley Green at Wissahickon Valley Park offers a flat trail surrounded by more challenging hiking trails. Depending on which trail you choose, you can climb steep hills or simply enjoy a scenic walk on a wide path trail. Tip: This trail is loaded with Instagrammable scenes including classic covered bridges and even a large, breathtaking hidden statue of a Native American. Learn more about Valley Green.
One of the best parks in the region is located within eight minutes of Matson Mill. Miles Park, with its playgrounds, playing fields, basketball courts and walking trail is a local favorite and it’s easy to see why. The trial takes you on a quiet path through the park and continues through the backyards of area neighborhoods to Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and back. A perfect place to hike, exercise and even have a picnic. Learn more about Miles Park.