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The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College Swarthmore 3.8 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Swarthmore
In conjunction with sweeping lawns, the wooded amphitheater and various seating areas, it makes for a low-key, relaxing place to stroll and enjoy nature.
Walking around the campus is free and the parking is free if you park in that lot.
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum Philadelphia 7.2 km away
#12 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
The Nature Center has changing exhibits and the refuge changes with the seasons as migrating birds come and go and nature changes colors from summer browns to autumn yellow, golds and red to winter gray and bright...
Bicycling is best to see more of the pathways that surround the park. Park at the Visitors Center - or along Rt 420.
Smith Kids Play Place (Playground & Mansion) Philadelphia 5.8 km away
#16 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
This is an old mansion in Fairmount Park converted into an indoor playhouse for kids under 5. Oh yeh and it is FREE.
Ridley Creek State Park Media 11.0 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Media
Absolutely Gorgeous park! Impeccably maintained, 5-mile walking \ jogging \ biking loop on large paved trail and lots of other hiking trails.
We liked this great park; it took us out of the busy life atmosphere; the forests are huge and full of life... Animals and birds are every where...
Rose Tree Park Media 6.3 km away
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in Media
Rose Tree Park has a summer festival where you can listen to free concerts every summer.
A wonderful evening under the stars to a free concert at the Park courtesy of Delaware County Council.
Kelly Drive Philadelphia 11.3 km away
#5 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
You can rent bikes, grab coffee and a snack, use the restrooms at Lloyd Hall, eat at the Waterworks, visit the Art Museum, enjoy the statues and sculptures or play and relax in Fairmount Park.
A tree-lined, blissfully beautiful, gently winding road to drive along the river or park at various points to rent bikes or boats.
Chanticleer Wayne 12.4 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in Wayne
There are numerous nooks and great vistas to sit in and contemplate nature and the artisans who create and recreate this exquisite wonder with every season.
What a great stress reliever--to be able to enjoy nature and the beautiful architecture of the mansion and surrounding out buildings!
Tyler Arboretum Media 10.1 km away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Media
It was such a fun and interesting way to explore nature, especially for those who aren't ready for a grueling hiking or camping trip.
A beautiful setting to explore nature.
Schuylkill River Trail Philadelphia 12.3 km away
#4 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
This trail has everything from nature, historic sites, recreation, etc. Choose your activity- walking, biking, running, rollerblading, etc. Watch the rowers, enjoy the public art and sculptures, rent a bike.
Have been riding on this trail for years...have done the whole route from the Art Museum to Valley Forge and back...the trail now extends past Valley Forge National Park all the way up into northern Montgomery Cou...
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Fairmount Park Philadelphia 12.3 km away
#6 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
There are so many things to do: river trail, Japanese gardens, mansions, playing fields, concerts, city views, lots of nature, playgrounds, etc. etc.
Have a great time walking around the park, especially along Kelly Drive, where boat house row is beautiful to see any time of the day or night, or along Martin Luther King Drive, which is a little more private and...
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Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia 11.8 km away
#8 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
... inexpensive day trips is the Philly Zoo, which has a huge collection of animals, lots of stuff aimed at the kids, and an enclosed set of elevated walkways that allow the animals to safely roam the park.
Excellent place to spend an afternoon with animals and in nature especially if it's sunny!
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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden Philadelphia 10.8 km away
#13 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Only a short distance from major roadways and traffic, the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, is an oasis of calm in the midst of West Fairmount Park’s greenery.
Spend time with nature, meditate, delight in Spring
Wissahickon Valley Park Philadelphia 14.8 km away
#1 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
The setting among the trees, flora and fauna is perfect for all kinds of outdoor activities and offers plenty of shade and is a nature lover's treasure.
Park on Lincoln drive south of Rittenhouse town or near the valley green in or at Northwestern avenue by chestnut hill college...all excellent access points into one of the most beautiful places to hike or bike ri...
Governor Printz Park Essington 7.9 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Essington
Nice little local park for a picnic or just to watch the boats and planes taking off.
Relaxing park.
Bartram's Garden Philadelphia 9.1 km away
#17 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
You can definitely bring a picnic if you want to sit and enjoy the nature while enjoying a meal with a friend or loved one.
The garden itself is free as it is a Philadelphia city park.
Dilworth Park Philadelphia 13.6 km away
#9 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Watching skaters glide across the ice rink, shopping at the Christmas Village, riding on the carousel in the central courtyard, or just wandering through the maze to consider parks and other historic sites around...
Each season brings a new dimension to this little park and it's here you'll get an up close view of the beautiful City Hall with the infamous William Penn situated at the top.
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Independence National Historical Park Philadelphia 15.1 km away
#3 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Independence Visitor Center Independence Hall Great Essentials Congress Hall National Constitution Center Betsy Ross House (not managed by the park service but very close) Christ Church Burial Ground Declaration H...
From the park you can see and/or walk to the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, Independence Hall, the Constitution Center, the Independence Visitor Center, Franklin's grave, the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Penn's Landing Philadelphia 12.9 km away
#14 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
From a small amusement park to eating fun assortments of goodies to swinging in a hammock.
Nice night, and once again easy to park up by the Silk City Diner (great meal) and then walked down for the show.
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Washington Square Park Philadelphia 14.6 km away
#10 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Beautiful park and incredible memorial honoring soldiers who died in the Revolutionary War.
Lots of plaques in the park provide information on the history of the square, including the tomb of the unknown soldier (American Revolution).
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Spruce Street Harbor Park Philadelphia 15.5 km away
#7 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Unique summer park near Penn's Landing offers a fun and affordable day of relaxation with hammocks, Adirondack chairs, paddle boats, life-size games, and splash ponds.
Great park! Everything from hammocks to use, life sized chess game, corn hole, the parks department here in Philly really has done a wonderful job in making this a 'go to' place.
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Franklin Square Philadelphia 15.0 km away
#11 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
The park contains a mini golf, picnic areas, space to ramble and amble, yet right near some excellent restaurants and the Revolutionary War hub of the city.
Franklin Square can simply be a walk in the Park amidst the city buzz or play a game of miniature golf or take a ride on the beautiful cariousel and be transported to childhood.
Clarence Clark park Philadelphia 9.8 km away
#31 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Love Park Philadelphia 13.6 km away
#15 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
The Love park draws in many types of visitors ranging from locals, tourists, couples, families,friends,etc. Plenty of seating whether you just want to relax or soak in the peaceful vibes.
Love is part of our life..but sometimes you should show off that love...Go to Love Park you will definitely love it..best time to go at thanksgiving and Christmas ...
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Cynwyd Heritage Trail Bala Cynwyd 12.0 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Bala Cynwyd
Smith Memorial Park Philadelphia 11.8 km away
#19 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
Plan to stay a few hours at this amazing park.
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Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden Villanova 12.4 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Villanova
There are also public restrooms in the park - super clean, plenty of parking & the entire place is very well maintained.
My girlfriend said the bathroom was the nicest park bathroom she’s ever seen.
Adventure Aquarium Camden, NJ 16.4 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Camden
The penguin park and hippos is truly great.
Only like 1 hour from the park and totally worth it.
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Morris Arboretum Philadelphia 18.7 km away
#2 of 42 Nature & Parks in Philadelphia
There's quite a bit of walking, so be prepared with good shoes (and hats and sunscreen) A great place for adults and kids to get up close to Mother Nature.
really amazing natural park, good size, beautiful.
Radnor Trail Wayne 12.1 km away
#2 of 2 Nature & Parks in Wayne
Red Bank Battlefield Park National Park, NJ 13.3 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in National Park
Just across from the Delaware River and within sight of Philadelphia, this park is a beacon for history and outdoor aficionados alike!
Red Bank Battlefield park is a perfect escape for any family with diverse tastes.