Pennypack Park


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Pennypack Park

Address:8550 Verree Rd
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Phone:215-683-0200
Fax:215-878-9859
Web: www.fairmountpark.org/
Size: 1,395 acres.
Location:Stretches nine miles northwest from the Delaware River to where Philadelphia meets the border of Montgomery County.
Facilities:Picnic areas, paved and unpaved trails.
Activities:Horseback riding, mountain biking, soccer, softball, roller blading, jogging.
Special Features:Part of the city's Fairmount Park system. Points of interest in Pennypack include the Fox Chase Farm, Pennypack Bandshell, and Pennypack Environmental Center.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
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Games take place at Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia and West Deptford Park in New Jersey.
The Regional Science Research Institute used multiple regression analysis in 1974 to study how 1,294-acre Pennypack Park in Philadelphia affected nearby real estate.
Existing projects such as new waterfront access along Schuylkill Banks and at Pennypack Park on the Northern Delaware show how cleaning up and maintaining a greenway along the river can serve to revitalize neighborhoods.
for construction of public access projects, including a new section of the Delaware Riverfront Greenway trail through currently unopened sections of Pennypack Park and construction of the new Lardner's Point Park at the foot of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge that will connect with the bike trail along the former Kensington and Tacony rail track.
will plant 500 trees along the Pennypack Creek in Pennypack Park on Oct.
Fairmount Park Commission, $350,000, for the acquisition of approximately 11 acres adjacent to Pennypack Park in northeast Philadelphia.
of Pennypack Park will come together this Saturday to repair
Since last year's launch, NLREEP has begun to take significant action to repair damaged areas of the park, including the removal of the invasive Akebia vine in Cobbs Creek Park and a streambank restoration in Pennypack Park, in addition to the work at Walnut Lane.