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Ridley Creek State Park

1023 Sycamore Mills Rd, Media, PA 19063-4352
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Exercise Oasis

I was looking for something to do as an alternative to working out while on a business trip... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
edr291
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Dallas, Texas
Beautiful park

Beautiful park... peaceful, lots of picnic areas, plenty of shade and pavilions to rent for the day... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2016
Lisa W
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was looking for something to do as an alternative to working out while on a business trip. Thanks heavens I brought my running shoes. Someone suggested Ridley Creek State Park. I walked the 4+ mile loop and was glad I did. Very beautiful park...More

Thank edr291
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park... peaceful, lots of picnic areas, plenty of shade and pavilions to rent for the day at a reasonable price. Park rangers even checked in on us to make sure amenities were ok.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

O stumbled upon this park while out for a drive. It is gorgeous. It was her dusk so I just walked the grounds of the mansion. Then I sat at a picnic table and watched horses across the way playing in a field. Definitely going...More

Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Have lived in Delco over 25 years and just discovered the hiking trails. Beautiful trails. Great for a nice hike. Trail Maps could be better but trails are pretty well marked. We spent about 1.5 hours on the yellow trail. Will definitely return.

Thank lmphilly
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Bike, hike, walk, or even just relax at one of the "lots" and have a cook out. It is a beautiful park with trails, playgrounds, gills and horses if you want to try your hand at that! Really great photo ops at the mansion too.

Thank 11223344me
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Have been hiking Ridley Creek State Park since 1970. Large number of trails to hike from beginner to advanced. Choice of paved or rugged trails. Plenty of parking and no crowds(Except on the paved running trail) Also spend time checking out the mansion and gardens...worth...More

Thank oldbiker67
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I've been doing some walks here lately and it's just r-e-l-a-x-i-n-g! What a nice calm place to walk around in! One of the paths is also good for family walks with babies as its asphalted.

Thank IsaakOker
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park with both paved and I paved trails for walking and biking. Well used by runners and nature lovers alike. We go with the kids often. Can be a little tough on very little legs but nice spots to stop and skip stones. On...More

Thank Sunita N
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Great walking or biking path along the creek and threw the park. There is one water fountain along the way.

Thank DMDani_123
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

A great state park located in Delaware Co. PA (just outside Media PA) many many acres of both wooded and open space with several picnic areas (reservations are recommended). Also includes a 4 mile circular biking, jogging and strolling paved path. Miles of wooded paths...More

Thank Tom W
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kkusa2015
Does the park has some open playground place for kids
5 June 2016|
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Response from oldbiker67 | Reviewed this property |
, the park has several playground areas. All well maintained. Stop at the park office and check the map on the board for locations. They are just about in every picnic area in the park...hope this helps
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KimKingFish
how close is this to Talen Energy stadium & does the park allow RV campsites
14 May 2016|
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Response from oldbiker67 | Reviewed this property |
Already answered above...this is correct info. I think the closest RV campground would be the KOA on RT 162 about 30 minutes away, south of West Chester PA
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Richajt
Hi, I am visiting Philadelphia and staying in the city centre. Can you please advise how to get to ridley creek? I could not find any public transport which takes all the way to the park.
2 November 2015|
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Response from Sharon G | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transportation to the park. If you are down town you should use Philly car share for the day and drive out yourself. I would not recommend Uber as often times I have had friends get stuck out in Media... More
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