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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JFK Park
220 Fairfield Rd, Plymouth Meeting PA, 19462
youth playground and tot lot, mutipurpose fields, 2 tennis courts, 2 bocce courts, horseshoe pit, scenic nature trail, street hockey court, pavilion, picnic tables and benches, parking.
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!
Koontz Park
2391 Harts Lane, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444
ADA accessible playground, full court basketball, walking trail, greenhouse
Leeland Park
North Lane and Jones St, Conshohocken, PA, 19428
Playground, swings, bocce court, horse shoe pit, basketball court
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 […]
Luther Klosterman Park
Madison and Prospect Ave, Ft. Washington, PA, 19034
basketball courts, picnic area, playground.
Marple Gardens Park
Ann Rd, Broomall, PA, 19008
Monkey bars, ladder, swing sets, slide, picnic area, bbq, basketball court, fields.
Miles Park
303 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA, 19444
playground, tot lot, swings, tire swing, athletic fields, basketball courts, picnic pavilon, walking trail.
Mondauk Common
1451 Dillon Rd, Ambler, PA, 19002
basketball, exercise stations, gaga court, walking trail, pavilion, picnic area, playground, playing fields, sand volley ball. Photo from Upper Dublin Parks & Recreation
Parkside Place
1 Parkside Pl, North Wales, PA, 19454
Pavilion, play structures, castle, swings
Pen Ambler Park
351 Mathers Road, Ambler, PA, 19002
3/4 mile walk/jog trail, 90's baseball field, amphitheatre, children's playground, 2 collegiate basketball courts, fountain, and plaza
Penllyn Woods
Gwynedd Ave and Township Line Road, Penllyn, PA, 19422
Penllyn woods community building, 2 little league baseball fields, 90's baseball field, soccer field, multi-purpose field, walking trails around baseball fields (1/4 mile), 2 picnic pavilli […]
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 […]
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South St Philadelphia PA 19147
This magical garden must be seen to be fully appreciated and understood. The inspiration of one man and his wife, Isaiah and Julia Zagar, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a hidden trea […]
PIne Cradle Lake Family Campground
220 Shoemaker Road Rome Township, PA 18837
Pine Cradle Lake Family Campground is located in the heart of the Endless Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania and is easily accessible from Binghamton, Elmira, Scranton and Willamsport, PA. […]
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.