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Be Well Philly

6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes Near Breweries

Living in a large city like Philly, going on a hike isn’t always as easy as strapping on some boots and stepping out the door […]

fall foliage hikes
Be Well Philly

10 Scenic Philly-Area Spots for Fall Foliage Hikes, Walks, and Runs

It’s no secret that the colder temperatures fall brings make getting out of your warm beds for morning workouts a whole lot harder. And the […]

bear mountain state park
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Bear Mountain State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear Mountain, NY Getting there: 134 miles from Center City — just under two and a half hours by car Personal space: […]

rocks state park hikes
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Rocks State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Jarrettsville, MD Getting there: 86 miles southwest of Center City — about an hour and a half by car Personal space: 855 […]

hiking near philadelphia
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7 Glorious Hiking Destinations Within a Few Hours’ Drive of Philly

Every year about this time, we look forward to a little fall hiking. Some leaf-peeping. Maybe a bit of camping. But this year? This year […]

pinelands
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring the Pinelands and Wharton State Forest

FIELD GUIDE Location: Eastern NJ Getting there: Varies. Wharton State Forest is 26 miles from Center City — some areas are up to an hour […]

lums pond state park
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Lums Pond State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear, DE Getting there: 50 miles southwest of Center City — roughly one hour by car Personal space: 1,790 acres, including the […]

pine creek state park
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Pine Creek Gorge

FIELD GUIDE Location: North-central PA Getting there: 230 miles northwest of Center City — about four hours by car Personal space: The gorge is in […]

valley forge
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Valley Forge National Historical Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Valley Forge, PA Getting there: 21 miles northwest of Center City — about 35 minutes by car Personal space: 3,452 acres, 35 […]

hickory run state park hike
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Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Hickory Run State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: White Haven, PA Getting there: 90 miles north of Center City — about an hour and 40 minutes by car Personal space: […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: A New Record on the Appalachian Trail

If you’ve pretty much been sitting at home on your couch for the past six months, you’re not gonna want to hear about Liz Anjos. […]

Be Well Philly

These Are the Best Spots to Go Camping Near Philadelphia

This strange, unpredictable summer has us wanting to spend more time outdoors than ever — which is maybe why everyone and their brother seems to […]

Be Well Philly

10 Hikes Near Philadelphia With Waterfalls and Gorgeous Views

If you’re a nature-loving city dweller, any chance you get to dive into Philly’s surrounding wooded spots can be a nice reprieve from all the […]

ridley creek state park
City Life

Here’s Your Chance to Help Decide the Future of Pennsylvania’s Parks

The next 25 years of Pennsylvania state parks are being planned now — and you can weigh in on what will become of the state’s […]

mindful hike
Be Well Philly

I Went on a Mindful Hike in the Wissahickon, and It Was Glorious

When I walk up to the women gathered in a circle at the intersection of West Bells Mill Road and Forbidden Drive, I can’t tell […]