Wissahickon Valley Park Reviews
Unlike most city parks this a natural area. Hiking on either side of the Wissahickon you you feel like you are fair from the nearest city. I have hiked there in all seasons and it is always... more »
I love coming here for a nature escape! It has many trails and most of them aren't paved so you need to wear proper footwear. The only reason i'm not giving it 5 stars is because of devil's pool. It..... more »
One of the best city parks I have had the opportunity to thoroughly explore. You can hike here all days if you go up on the trails up in the hills and away from the main traffic of the creek. So much wildlife to spot, just a short trip from Philly. Every time i need a refresher i take the drive up here and clear my mind. A true life saver!
What unique message can I share that has not already been stated? The majestic Wissahickon Trail is a nature lover's paradise! I have walked all sections of the main trail and many side trails - it is truly beautiful in all seasons. I walked 5 different dogs here over the years; they all had a blast, and the bigger dogs enjoyed the creek using their retractable leashes. Please remember to treat your dogs with a tic preventative, and check yourself after walks, as tics and tic borne illnesses are prevalent in SEPA.
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