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One of the world's largest municipal parks, a sprawling 9,200 acres contains several million trees and America's oldest zoo.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-683-3600
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

This is a nice park below the museum of arts. There’s sculptures along the walking paths. The new water works area is very nice as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EFW2014
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This big beautiful park is across the street from the art museum. It has flower gardens, statues, fountains and lots of trees. I was very impressed by the statuary. And the beautiful fountains. We accessed the museum and the park by riding the phlash bus....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 166darleneh
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park located in the city of Philadelphia. Very well taken care of with old trees to share you on a hot summer day. Located next to the zoo. The Please Touch Museum is on premises. Definitely an oasis in the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheSushiGuy
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Fairmount park cuts through part of the city and its a beautiful drive. It goes through some lovely neighborhoods when you leave the park and has many trails ( some under construction) within it. A beautiful amenity for the neighborhoods and the whole city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This Park has something for everyone: Active & Athletic--jog, bike, or just walk; Dog lovers---walk your favorite four leg friend and meet other Furry Families; Nature lovers--beautiful trees, flowers, spring, summer and in the fall...Monet would have been so lucky, just beautiful colours bursting; winter,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michele_Washington
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Fairmount Park is such a great representation of how green and cosmopolitan this city really is, and helps distinguish it from many other great cities. Always worth a visit, when in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P0rtuguy
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Beautiful grounds that offer a nice views of the city. A bit farther away but really nice to get away from City Center.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank EasternCanada
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I gave this a "Very Good" because it is very good on its own, but it is very small. Your in and out in 30 minutes top and that is with being slow and drinking it all in. What I would like to complain about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WilliamDickerson
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Martin Luther King Drive is blocked from vehicular traffic most of the day, producing a very wide, 4 mile long area to ride bikes. We parked in one of the lots across the river on Kelly Drive, and crossed the Falls Bridge, turned left...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NYBike
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Fairmount Park is a truly beautiful inner city park. So much to do or, if you're feeling lazy, just relax and take in the beauty.

Date of experience: June 2018
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27 March 2017|
Response from btravelhappy | Reviewed this property |
My apologies these do not get pushed to me. I would not go into the park at night unless I had a group with me and only in certain sections. There are other parks in the area I would use instead.