Fairmount Park Conservancy

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This Greenhouse Yoga Series Will Make You Forget It’s Winter

This is a magical time of year for many reasons (Santa, presents, and the like) but it’s especially magical because the Fairmount Park Conservancy is bringing back […]

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Love Exploring Philly’s Parks? Meet Your New Favorite Workout Group

If you’ve been looking for more ways to celebrate the walkability of Philly, off the beaten path of your normal errand routes, look no further: The […]

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Discover Hidden Gems of Philly Parks With These Guided Hikes

The eighth annual Love Your Park Week is bringing us a whole slew of outdoorsy events this month and guided hikes are at the top of our […]

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Bookmark These: Running and Hiking Routes to See Fairmount Park’s Historic Mansions on Foot

This past weekend, the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted their third annual Jingle Jog, which takes runners on either a five-mile or 8.2-mile route through Fairmount […]

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There’s a Free Group Run to the Shiny New Whole Foods This Weekend

Who loves running and Whole Foods? My hand is raised as high as my shoulder will let it go right now. If yours is too, […]

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Fairmount Park Was Just Named One of 15 Great Places in America

Now might be a good time to visit that Fairmount Park bucket list, before the crowds swarm: The American Planning Association just named the park […]

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See a Light Show at Boathouse Row During a Free Festival

The other day I was driving on 76 after dark and had a split second of panic that I was approaching the wrong city. The […]

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Fairmount Park Conservancy Lands Award-Winning Executive Director

The Fairmount Park Conservancy announced in a statement today that it has hired Rick Magder as its new executive director effective September 1st. The position […]

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Recreation Dept. and Fairmount Park Tap Avram Hornik for Parks on Tap

Earlier this year, we told you that Philadelphia’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Fairmount Park Conservancy were accepting proposals to operate a rotating series of beer gardens […]

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The Guided Trail Runs That Will Get You Off Kelly Drive This Summer 

Back in 2014, the Fairmount Park Conservancy launched its guided trail-running series through the beautiful — but often overlooked — trails of Belmont Plateau. The […]

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Discover Hidden Wonders in Fairmount Park with This Guided Hiking Series

When you think of Philadelphia, vibrant woodlands aren’t the first thing that comes to mind — but Philly is actually teeming with natural acres of […]

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Yay! Guided Trail Runs Through the Belmont Plateau Trails Are Back

Things that are making me happy this morning: The weather forecast predicting a high of 79 degrees today (!!), the Health-Ade Cayenne Cleanse kombucha I’m […]

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Get Ready for More Beer Gardens this Summer

Let’s fantasize together for a moment: It’s a beautiful Saturday in the summertime. You have no plans. While thinking about what to do, you get a text […]

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Run Through Philly Parks to Yards Brewing Company This Sunday

This Sunday, the Fairmount Park Conservancy is teaming up with Yards Brewing Company for a free five-mile run that sounds just lovely: The run will […]

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Date Set for Annual GLOW in the Park

Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC)’s annual, much-loved GLOW in the Park festival has been scheduled for Thursday October 22nd. The evening event—now in its fourth year—sees the […]