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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Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave. West Orange, NJ 07052
Turtle Back Zoo's mission is to provide an enriching recreational experience that fosters excellence in wildlife education and wildlife conservation. In 2005 the zoo completed the new Essex […]
Tyler State Park
101 Swamp Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
The Neshaminy Creek meanders through this park that features over 1700 acres of original woodlands. It offers many outdoor recreation activities for families from hiking, fishing and boat r […]
Valley Forge National Park
1400 N Outer Line Dr
Valley View Golf
4600 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073
Valley View Golf took over the former Olde Masters Golf Club in 2018 and restored the facility to make it even better for families. In addition to the 18-hole mini golf course, there’s a 9- […]
Waltz Golf Farm
303 W Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA 19468
Providing family fun for almost 60 years, Waltz Golf Farm features two courses, the Farm and the Castle, and also a Par 3 course to sharpen your skills. Waltz Farm also has a driving range, […]
Wentz Run Park
1000 Anvil Lane
exercise trail, 2 basketball courts, 2 horseshoe pits, 2 soccer fields, 3 baseball fields, 4 tennis courts, gazebo, picnic pavilion, playground, sand volleyball court.
Whitetail Resort
13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg PA 17236
Whitetail offers skiing and snowboarding on 19 trails. The mountain boasts a 935-foot vertical drop, six lifts, a halfpipe and two terrain parks. The resort has a western feel and is decide […]
Winterfest Ice Skating Rink At Cooper River Park
Cuthbert Blvd and, Park Blvd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Temporarily Closed for the season
Wissahickon Valley Park - Forbidden Trail
Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia Pa 19128
Explore 50 miles of hiking trails across 2.5-acres of parkland along Wissahickon Creek. The 5+ miles of wide, gravel trail is perfect if you have a stroller in tow or just want to take an e […]
Yeti Water Sports
100 Moseywood Rd. Lake Harmony, PA 18624
Yeti WaterSports, is located in the Poconos on Lake Harmony at the Split Rock Resort and is open to the public for water sport and boating activities. Tubing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle boar […]
Zoo America
201 Park Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-2740
Located on 11 acres of landscape featuring native plants and landscaping in Hershey, ZooAmerica® North American Wildlife Park is a home to more than 200 animals native to North America. We […]