Philadelphia: Ridley Creek State Park

Re-energize yourself on the White-Yellow Loop, a mellow 4.4-mile lasso to a serene picnic spot in this small park just 16 miles from center city.
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Re-energize yourself on the White-Yellow Loop, a mellow 4.4-mile lasso to a serene picnic spot in this small park just 16 miles from center city.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 6.7

Waypoints

RWY001

Location: 39.9499893188477, -75.4498977661133

Head S on a flat, dirt trail under shady sycamores

RWY002

Location: 39.9480590820312, -75.4485168457031

R onto Sycamore Mills Road Trail

RWY003

Location: 39.9474487304688, -75.4481964111328

Cross multiuse trail, following White Trail uphill and to the R

RWY004

Location: 39.9458885192871, -75.4417419433594

Cross stream, then straight @ Sandy Flash Dr. South to loop NE around picnic area #16

RWY005

Location: 39.9438400268555, -75.4393997192383

Continue uphill on White Trail @ 5-way junction

RWY006

Location: 39.9413414001465, -75.436767578125

Cross Forge Road Trail and head R, staying on White Trail

RWY007

Location: 39.9426002502441, -75.4321975708008

R @ T onto Yellow Trail; eat lunch in pines bor-dering Tyler Arboretum

RWY008

Location: 39.9439392089844, -75.4284591674805

L on Yellow, dip down to gully, cross multiuse trail; steep uphill ahead

RWY009

Location: 39.9473686218262, -75.4337387084961

R @ 4-way on White Trail over ridge down to Ridley Creek

RWY010

Location: 39.9508590698242, -75.4367904663086

L @ Y onto Blue Trail

RWY011

Location: 39.9486808776856, -75.4376907348633

R @ 3-way onto Yellow Trail

RWY012

Location: 39.9492111206055, -75.4401397705078

R onto Yellow Trail for 200-ft. ascent

RWY013

Location: 39.9488906860352, -75.4469528198242

L @ Sandy Flash Dr. South; R onto Sycamore Mills Rd. Trail for .2 mi. to WPT 2; retrace route to car