Here Are 5 Nearby Fall Foliage Hikes You Won’t Want to Miss

David Bjorkgren
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Image via Tyler Arboretum Facebook page.

You don’t have to travel far to see all of fall’s splendor. Check out these five ideal locations in Delaware County for fall hikes, reports Philadelphia Magazine.

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

There are 10 miles of tree-lined gravel trails that follow the waterways, as well as boardwalk crossings that take you out over the water.

Tyler Arboretum

There are six trails at this tree preserve. The longest, at 7.4 miles, is called the Minshall Trail. It takes you through most of the arboretum’s 650 acres. There is a $15 admission.

Ridley Creek State Park

This park has 13 miles of wooded trails hiking trails, as well as a paved, five-mile walking and biking path. Check out the trail network here.

Haverford College Nature Trail

This 2.25-mile loop is on the campus of Haverford College. Sections of it run through the woods. The loop travels both gravel and dirt surfaces.

Wawa Preserve

The 98-acre Wawa Nature Preserve is tucked behind Wawa headquarters just off Route 1 in Media. The preserve offers four miles of unpaved trails to explore. You can download the Natural Lands app for trail maps and more.

Read more about these scenic fall hikes here.

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