Fairmount Park, East and West

Fairmount Park, East and West

Address:4321 North Concourse Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Phone:215-683-0200
Web: www.fairmountpark.org
Size: Largest park in Philadelphia's 9,200-acre park system.
Location:Located from the mouth of the Wissahickon Creek, south to Center City. The dividing line between East and West Fairmount Parks is the Schuylkill River.
Facilities:Picnic areas, paved and unpaved trails, tennis and basketball courts, playing fields.
Activities:Recreational options include cycling, walking, roller blading, hiking and horseback riding, tennis, basketball, soccer, and softball.
Special Features:East Fairmount Park houses the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Fairmount Water Works, Boathouse Row, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and an assortment of historic homes and buildings. Attractions in the West unit include the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, the Horticulture Center, the Japanese House and Garden, the Philadelphia Zoo, and several historic mansions.

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