From playgrounds, to trails, to sprayparks and pump tracks, the park has something to entertain every family member.
West Fairmount Park
The 1,400 acres of West Fairmount Park is home to the Please Touch Museum, the Philadelphia Zoo, the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, the Horticulture Center, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Concourse Lake, and much more.
Philadelphia's park system is home to one of the largest collections of arts and culture organizations.
Philadelphia's park system is home to many notable historic sites, including the nation's largest collection of colonial and federal houses.
Philadelphia is home to seven watershed parks covering more than 4,500 acres.
Philadelphia boasts more than 200 neighborhood parks in every pocket of the city, many with their own dedicated group of citizen volunteers known as Park Friends Groups.
The Philadelphia park system is home to 158 playgrounds and recreation centers, 74 swimming pools, and more than 270 miles of trails, making it a picture perfect destination for millions of residents and visitors each year. Our recreation options include 412 baseball/softball fields, 225 football/soccer fields, 460 basketball courts, 248 tennis courts, and 38 outdoor hockey courts & rinks.
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