Welcome to the official site for the Circuit!

The Circuit is a 750-mile network of bicycle and pedestrian trails connecting people to jobs, communities, and parks in the Greater Philadelphia Region. To date 300+ miles have been built. 

Explore the map to see where the Circuit can take you! Questions? Contact trails@bicyclecoalition.org.

Recent Comments

"Before yesterday's opening of the north and south extensions of the Pennypack Trail in Montgomery County it was very difficult to get to or from the trail via SEPTA." Must love the irony of this comment. Montgomery officials are hoping most readers will forget that the trail was purposely built on…
Posted by Paul Iverson on Friday, 24 July 2015
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Please, let's not let the last part of a viable transit corridor go to waste. Remember that Newtown Borough and Bucks County was always supportive of a rail restoration. A trails-with-rails plan, Newtown to Bethayres, is within the realm of possibility - SEPTA studied such a plan years ago.
Posted by kclo3 on Wednesday, 10 December 2014
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Not very likely as there is a light at Sulin Blvd that they can tie a crosswalk into. Much cheaper than a pedestrian bridge, and I'm actually surprised they didn't just dog leg the trail to Church rd to use the light there, so I actually consider that rather fortunate.
Posted by Russell on Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Also, a bridge over Henderson? I didn't expect that... will there also be a bridge over the equally busy Route 202?
Posted by Scooter on Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Is there any way that you can make that map of the future trail any bigger? Can you email it to me?
Posted by Scooter on Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Upcoming #ontheCircuit Trail Events


The Norristown Community Arts Center and Schuylkill River Towns have worked with children and their parents to build benches for Riverfront…

DRCC Volunteer Workday

Shoreline and river cleanup. Work for one hour, games and prizes for one hour, snacks provided by DRCC and Little Baby…

RTC Pop-up Bike Clinic

Join Rails-to-Trails for a pop-up bike clinic!  Clinicians will be on-site to fix bikes and show kids how to make repairs…

Enjoy a farm & barn tour

Hosted by the Delaware River Greenway.  Leaders: Bill Flemer, Manager of the St. Michaels Farm Preserve, and Leslie Potter, Director of…

RTC Pop-up Bike Clinic

Join the Friends of the Wissahickon for a ride along Forbidden Drive and don't miss the Rails-to-Trails pop-up bike clinic! 

Friends of the Chester Creek Annual Meeting

Details will be posted at www.chestercreektrail.org and on the Friends of the Chester Creek Branch Facebook page
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