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Kelly Drive

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-685-0000
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Great park in a big City

Nice place to stroll or jog with great views. Part of Fiarmount Park with the feel of open space in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donald L
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Philly landmark and must see!

I used to run cross country training along the river after school during high school. This is a... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Stan K
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Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
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+1 215-685-0000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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 Stan K
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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
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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
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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.

Thank s w
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Philly has done a good job increasing accessibility to our waterways. This is a paved, easy, interesting, accessible walk. It can be very busy. Everyone wants to enjoy.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Kelly Drive. Whether you are roller blading, biking, walking or jogging, it's a nice view, but can get super crowded and you're sharing the walkway with everyone. The walkway/trail is behind the boat houses (Boat House Row). The entire walk can be looped around over...More

Thank klj913
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I were in town for a wedding and I was searching for a location to get a long training run in. We were directed to Kelly Drive. What a gorgeous park! And bonus.... my husband was able to use the Indigo bikes...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Whether by car, bike, by foot, or by boat this is a wonderful place to visit. This drive is well used and is somewhat curvy so the driver of a vehicle should pay attention to the road and not the scenery and all the activity...More

Thank markandreg
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This drive takes you past some of the prettiest spots in Fairmount Park. Note that it is popular so can be congested at times.

Thank Thomas V
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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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