Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities
Get outdoors! Discover outdoor activities for kids and the whole family in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs. From water sports like kayaking and row boats/canoes, to hiking trails and bike paths, to skiing and snow tubing, to zoos, farms and environmental centers that you can visit almost anytime, there’s no end to the ways you can get outside and get into some fun. Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes, soak up the sun on a nearby lake or pick the perfect pumpkin, check out our list to find the top outdoor activities near you all year.

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Ashford Farm
P.O Box 586 / Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
Ashford Farm is family owned and operated since 1972. Located in Miquon, Pennsylvania, Ashford is nestled high above the Schuylkill River with 55 acres of scenic rolling hills, within minut […]
Battle of the Clouds
133 N Phoenixville Pike, Frazer, PA, 19355
fields, parking, pavilion, trails, volleyball courts, playground
Birch Road Park
25 Birch Road, Frazer, PA, 19355
Bishop Richard Allen Park
227 Brook St, Byrn Mawr, PA, 19010
Small pocket park, 1/2 basketball ct., swing set and benches Photo from Radnor Township Parks & Recreation.
Encke Park
305 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA, 19087
Located in Encke Park, community park with recreational activities of skateboarding, aggressive inline skating and BMX biking. Photo from Radnor Township Parks & Recreation.
Franklin Square
6th and Race St, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
fountain, mini golf, carousel, playground
Green Lane Park
2144 Snyder Road, Green Lane, PA 18054
There are several miles of nature trails that attract hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians to enjoy the natural beauty of the seasons. Leashed pets are welcome in the park and in any bod […]
Kent Park
Cedar Grove Rd, Media, PA, 19008
Children's and toddler swings, monkey bars, slide, picnic area with bbq, gazebo, picnic benches, stream, paved walking trail, tennis courts.
Kids Castle, Central Park
425 Wells Road, Doylestown, PA, 18901
tot swings, little slide, drop zone, pirate ship, rockblock bridge, castle bridge, tot structure, game panels, rope climbs and more!
Lorimer Park
183 Moredon Rd, Abington Pa 19006
At Lorimer Park, you and your family can hike over 6 miles of multi-use trails though the 230-acre sanctuary in Lower Moreland Township. Most of the trail system is easily walkable, though […]
Marple Gardens Park
Ann Rd, Broomall, PA, 19008
Monkey bars, ladder, swing sets, slide, picnic area, bbq, basketball court, fields.
Pennypack Park
8500 Pine Rd, Philadelphia, Pa 19128
Pennypack Park is another perfect spot for family hikes, with 9 miles of paved and unpaved trails on 1,600 acres. Enjoy stunning views of the Delaware River at one end of the trail, plus a […]
Radnor Memorial Park
61 Matsonford Rd, Wayne, PA, 19087
7 acre park, multi purpose athletic field, fitness walking path, comfort station and benches
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Rd. Westhampton, NJ
Bring the family for a fun afternoon at the Rancocas Nature Center for a Maple Sugaring Event. Everyone will see a maple tree tapping demonstration and enjoy maple syrup tasting. Families w […]
Rolling Hill Park
1301 Rose Glen Rd, Gladwyne Pa 19035
This well manicured, 100+ acre park in Lower Merion Township offers miles of trails and (of course) rolling hills to explore on your family hike. Have a four-legged family member? There’s e […]
Sister Cities Park
18th and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, 19103
10 geyser fountain, children's discovery garden and toy boat pond.
Smith Memorial Playground
3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA, 19121
Giant wooden slide, 50 pieces of age appropriate, unique and accessible play equipment. 16,000 ft. playhouse for ages 5 and under with tricycles, ride on trains and more.
Treetop Quest Philly
51 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA, 19131
6 courses, 60 0bstacles with ziplining through trees
Veterans Memorial Park
354 Lawrence Rd, Marple PA,19008
Children's play area, walking circuit, gazebo, soda machines,
Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd. Titusville, NJ
This interactive hands-on Maple Sugaring event will get the entire family involved. Held at the Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center, it will educate on the procedures of maple suga […]