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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