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Fairmount Park

Philadelphia, PA 19131
215-683-0200
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Ranked #24 of 289 Attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: One of the world's largest municipal parks, a sprawling 9,200 acres contains several million trees and America's oldest zoo.
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rehoboth, delaware
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful park to ride a bike, run, walk, or anything else around the river. Wish I lived near by to take advantage of this park

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New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Really huge great for any kind of get together.bikers joggers and just anyone can unwind here. My recent visit was for Jerk festival and the grounds and entertainment held here was perfect.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It's a big park. We went there when it had opened. It is nice for get togethers, family outings, or for a couples walk.

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We liked this park because it gave us a place to unwind and slow down after a long day of running around from place to place.

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Belle Mead, New Jersey, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

very spacy, with lots of room for resting, biking, walking, jogging, and pretty much any other form of excersise. most of the path is along the river, so the view is pretty good. me and my family went biking up beside the river with a fine breeze churning up the air, and it was lovely. the paths are all wide... More

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the country's largest parks. Plus it hosts a number of marathons, including the AIDS Walk in the fall.

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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174 reviews 174 reviews
73 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a great park with opportunity for amazing pictures. Bike riding, running, or just for a walk, this park will take you away from the hustle of the city. Take loved ones for a picnic.

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Tampa, Florida
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394 reviews 394 reviews
158 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a cookout here and there was plenty of room to accommodate everyone! The only problem was there was no place to park and we had to walk a long way to get there.

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Often times we live so close to a local "Treasure" that we miss using it. Sometimes we uncover these "Hidden Treasures" and we are amazed that we let them go unused for so long. This is the way I feel about the East River Drive-West River Drive in Philly. (They are know as the Kelly Drive=East River Drive & The... More

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tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Lots, lots, lots of harmless homeless folks. Once you see the Love statue you are done and be ready to be disappointed. It has some graffiti on it so not everyone loved it. There is a vistor station there that sells normal tshirts and tickets. Got a livingsocial coupon for 8.25 for 20 in souvenirs.

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