Hiking

The Greater Reading area offers hiking trails for everyone. Whether you are an experienced backpacker looking to hike a section of the Appalachian Trail or a novice enthusiast just looking to enjoy the afternoon on a nice pruned trail, the Greater Reading area can meet your hiking desires. Some of our hiking trails provide history rich outdoor adventure, such as the Civil War trail. Take your pick, and enjoy the trails in Greater Reading. They are available year-round whether you have an hour, day, weekend, or entire week.

Antietam Lake Park
Picnic Pavilion at the Berks Leisure Area
Berks Leisure Area / Sheeler House
Blue Marsh Lake
Blue Marsh Lake Recreation Area
Blue Rocks Family Campground
Blue Rocks Family Campground
Daniel Boone Homestead
French Creek State Park
French Creek State Park
Gring's Mill Recreation Area
Red Tailed Hawk at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center
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Our Town Foundation
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area
Schuylkill River Greenway Assoc.
South Mountain YMCA Camp
South Mountain YMCA Camp
Stonecliffe Recreation Area
The Nature Place at Angelica Park
Union Canal Towpath Trail
Union Canal Towpath Trail