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Nice views

Nice views and a great way to see the city and parks. It's nice to be near to the water and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
EasternCanada
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Quebec City, Canada
Get your Roller Blades out

Beautiful drive, bike, run or skate down by the river. Boat House row can be seen on Kelly Drive... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Wendy S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice views and a great way to see the city and parks. It's nice to be near to the water and enjoy nature.

Thank EasternCanada
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We cycled up Kelly drive and were surprised that we were constantly near roads. There was nowhere pleasant to stop and just sit, the river is muddy and when we did sit on the grass we were bitten by something.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Beautiful drive, bike, run or skate down by the river. Boat House row can be seen on Kelly Drive along with the Laurel Hill Cemetary....great stop....

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Parking can be pain I warn you. it is worth driving down here. it is a nice place to take a walk with great views. I like to come back during Fall has to be real nice to see the leaves and the water. if...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Kelly Drive area with all the different kinds of bridges all right together near East Falls is SO BEAUTIFUL - this area sold me on what part of Philly I wanted to live near. And the drive along the river toward/into Philly is picturesque....More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Nice place to stroll or jog with great views. Part of Fiarmount Park with the feel of open space in a big city.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I used to run cross country training along the river after school during high school. This is a wonderful river running route that allows anyone, any size, any race, gender, creed, occupation; to just enjoy being outside and to get exercise while admiring the beautiful...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This drive makes you proud to be a Philadelphian. Such a gorgeous way to enter the Center of Philadelphia especially during spring. When you leave, go West River Drive and see the Art Museum, Boat House Row across the river...

Thank DMarshall2014
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I take this "drive" to work everyday. It is beautiful and quite enjoyable. Very winding road and you have to pay attention, but driving with the water next to you is very peaceful. Take time to smell the roses or in this case see the...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I like to go on the weekends. The parks are plentifully and so much activity going on around you. Track and trails are wonderful. Take a deep breath and ENJOY.

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rahulshri00
1 June 2018|
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Response from Donald L | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the street numbers, but if you ask to go to "Boat House Row", that is the start of the Park.
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AnnetteL219
17 October 2017|
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Response from BoSox999 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few obvious spots along the river
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meesa87
21 May 2017|
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Response from Philly-In-Durham | Reviewed this property |
Actually, there is a stone tunnel near that bridge that is way less than 135 feet. Even this tunnel is capable of a truck passing through.
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