West Philly

Watershed Parks

West Fairmount Park

Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1400-acres that are 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, historic houses, Chamounix Youth Hostel, and much more. The area surrounding Memorial Hall is known as the Centennial District. This is where the 1876 Centennial Exposition was held.

Cobbs Creek Park

700 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Cobbs Creek Park comprises over 700 acres of forest, creek, recreational facilities and trails. The park’s amenities include: Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, Cobbs Creek Recreation Center, the Laura Sims Skatehouse, the Philadelphia Water Department’s Marshall Road Stream Restoration Project as well as the Karakung Golf Course and bocce ball courts.