Pennsylvania has more than 11,000 miles of bikable trails, including more than 100 former rail lines turned into trails all across the state, making for a flat, family-friendly trip. Pennsylvania state parks offer walking and biking trails featuring a variety of sizes, terrains and scenic views. Trails are paved or fine aggregate surface trails, which are generally flat. Mountain biking trails are single track natural surfaces with obstacles and steep climbs and descents.

Walking or biking on trails:

  • Easy to start, safe to do, fun and free.
  • Is an activity you can do with a group, on your own, with family friends or co-workers.
  • Lowers risk for heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers.
  • Helps with weight control.
  • Helps relieve stress.

To learn more about walking and biking trails, visit:


PPA Hiking Trails


From Rails to Trails Pennsylvania | Official Travel Guide

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy - Creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and building healthier places for healthier people. | Rails-to-Trails Conservancy