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There are tons of outdoor recreation areas around Phoenixville. Here are a few that you might enjoy!
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
Summer and winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, tubing, hiking and mountain biking.
The Cowtown Rodeo is a highlight in the professional rodeo circuit.
Take a tour inside the cave and see all sorts of natural formations, then play mini-golf outside once you are done.
Delaware River Tubing
Some of the best tubing, rafting, canoeing, and kayaking down the Delaware River.
Spring Mountain offers skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, canopy tours, rock climbing and geocaching.
USS Port Providence Fleet
Mont Clare, PA
Go canoeing, kayaking, and paddleboating on the Schuylkill River.
Waltz Golf Farm
2 miniature golf courses, chip and putt, and a driving range
Village Greens Miniature Golf
2 miniature golf courses
Have Fun Outside!
Witness the fall foliage from the window of a train car. Go sledding at Valley Forge Park or skiing at Blue Mountain. Hike or ride bikes along miles of trails. Cool off from the summer heat while tubing down the Delaware River. No matter what season it is, there is plenty to do outside!
Parks and Trails
There are many parks and hiking trails around the area. Here are a few that you might enjoy!
Black Rock Sanctuary
This park is dedicated to wildlife habitat and public use.
French Creek State Park
This park offers camping, orienteering, fishing, hunting, paddling, hiking, swimming, in a backcountry setting
Green Lane Park
Green Lane, PA
This park offers fishing, boating, picnicking, horseback riding trails, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, family camping, equestrian camping, and more.
This site is a refuge for birds of prey. You can hike trails, see beautiful vistas, and watch hawks, eagles, and falcons as they migrate.
Hibernia County Park
This park offers camping, hiking, boating, fishing, and recreation areas.
Valley Forge, PA
This 140-mile hiking and equestrian trail runs from Valley Forge to the Appalachian Trail.
Marsh Creek State Park
THis park offers hiking, horseback riding, swimming, boating, and fishing.
Valley Forge to Green Lane, PA
This 19 mile multi-use trail runs from one park to another.
Phoenixville Iron Canal
Hike and bike along an old railway.
Ridley Creek State Park
This park offers hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, sledding, and historic sites.
Ringing Rocks Park
Black Eddy, PA
This park has a seven acre field of boulders that ring like bells when you hit them with hammers.
Schuylkill Canal Recreation Area
Mont Clare, PA
This area offers hiking, biking, fishing, orienteering, geocaching, kayaking, and more.
Schuylkill River Heritage Area
Begins in Philadelphia, PA
Going Northwest from Philadelphia is hiking, biking, camping, fishing, Frisbee golf, orienteering, and much more.
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Valley Forge, PA
3600 acreas of hiking, biking, boating, and historic tours.
Warwick County Park
This park offers hiking, fishing, and recreation areas.
Wissahickon Valley Park
Northeast Philadelphia, PA
The park is 1,800 acres of a wooded valley with the Wissahickon Creek running through it. There is a wide, gravel trail and more than 50 miles of often rugged trails.
The local countryside is beautiful! Enjoy is on some of these scenic railroads.