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East Fairmount Park

Covering 650 acres that border the eastern edge of the Schuylkill River, East Fairmount Park is home to the famous Schuylkill River Trail and its Boathouse Row, the Philadelphia Art Museum, East Park Reservoir, Smith Memorial Playground, and several historic houses. The acres of the former Lemon Hill estate, acquired by the City of Philadelphia in 1844, formed the basis for today's Fairmount Park.

Family & Kids

From playgrounds, to trails, to sprayparks and pump tracks, the park has something to entertain every family member.

Arts & Culture

Philadelphia's park system is home to one of the largest collections of arts and culture organizations.

Historic Sites & Landmarks

Philadelphia's park system is home to many notable historic sites, including the nation's largest collection of colonial and federal houses.

Restaurants & Cafes

Philadelphia's park system offers a range of dining options in many of its repurposed historic structures.

Sports & Activities

The Philadelphia park system is home to 151 playgrounds and recreation centers, 71 swimming pools, 168 athletic fields and courts, and 215 miles of trails, making it a picture perfect destination for millions of residents and visitors each year.