Valley Forge, Pennsylvania (NAPSI) - Those seeking memorable outdoor experiences can find one-of-a-kind destinations many with a Colonial feel in the Valley Forge and Montgomery County area of southeastern Pennsylvania. Here are a few examples.

• The 3,500 acres ofValley ForgeNationalHistoricalParkinclude nearly 20 miles of marked trails for hiking, jogging or biking. TheJosephPlumbMartinTrailis a 6.6-mile loop past several historical landmarks.

• Visitors can glide over to theJohnJamesAudubonCenterat Mill Grove. There, canoes, paddles and life vests are available for a leisurely trip down the nearby Perkiomen Creek. Each trip comes complete with its own naturalist who can point out the area’s highlights.

•MontgomeryCountyalso offers a robust network of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The Perkiomen Trail winds on a pathway that once held the tracks of the Reading Railroad.

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