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Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

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The Insider’s Guide to Cape Henlopen State Park

Drive time from Center City: 2 hours, 18 minutes Where to start: Go to our nature center first. There are touch tanks with stingrays and […]

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The Insider’s Guide to French Creek State Park

Drive time from Center City: 1 hour, 18 minutes Where to start: Take a tour of Hopewell Furnace, an old iron production site from the […]

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21 Ways to Be One With Nature at a Nearby Park This Summer

Got an itch to get to the great outdoors? You aren’t alone: Around 39 million people visit Pennsylvania state parks each year. (Visits to national […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Marsh Creek State Park

Drive time from Center City: 1 hour Where to start: On the 500-plus-acre lake. There are hundreds of boats to rent — sailboats, paddleboards, kayaks, […]

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PHOTOS: Philadelphia’s First Rail Park Is Officially Open

The day has come, Philly: The city’s brand-new elevated Rail Park is (at long last) open. You can now take a leisurely stroll up what was […]

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What to Expect at Philly’s New Rail Park

If you’ve been to NYC’s High Line, you know: Abandoned railways can become beautiful public spaces when they get an urbanist makeover. After eight years […]

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City Life

The City Is Throwing a Party for LOVE Park on Wednesday

Wednesday’s the day, Philly! We know some of you haven’t been thrilled with the LOVE Park redesign. Some say it’s hostile, bland and barren and detest the […]

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This South Philly Playground Has a New Multi-Sport Turf Field

Former Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Connor Barwin may have missed out on winning the Super Bowl with his old teammates this year, but he has a […]

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City Life

Mark Your Calendars: The City Has Announced LOVE Park’s Grand Reopening

A lot of people have been hating on LOVE Park’s redesign. Just do a quick scan of social media: What's wrong with the new love […]

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Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week

When nice weather hits, Philly’s parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make […]

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City Life

Here’s When Spruce Street Harbor Park Will Open for the Summer

Warmer days are really, truly, finally on their way to Philadelphia. In just one month’s time, you’ll be able to relax on the colorful hammocks of […]

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How to Get a Free Tree for Your Property in Philly

Ever get the feeling that there’s not enough greenery on your property? If so, the folks over at TreePhilly want to help bring some more […]

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City Life

PHOTOS: The LOVE Statue Comes Back to Philly

Are you feeling the love, Philly? No, I’m not talking about Valentine’s Day. This is about the LOVE statue, which has officially come home. The statue’s […]

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City Life

Here Are the Details on the LOVE Statue’s Long-Awaited Return

LOVE will soon be in the air. Couples and cameras, prepare yourselves: The LOVE Park statue will (at long last!) come back to its rightful […]

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Lyft Is Offering Free Rides to Philly Parks on Friday

Here’s the forecast for Friday: 52 and sunny, with a light breeze. It’ll be a perfect fall day – so why spend it standing in […]