Note: This list was first published in June, 2017 and has been updated for with the newest information.
Clocking in at 2,054 acres, Fairmount Park offers a lot of ground to cover. There are the usual haunts, like Boathouse Row and the many historic mansions that dot the park’s landscape. But there are plenty more spots, from gardens to sculptures to architectural gems, that are a little more hidden.
And, rain or shine (but most likely rain, considering the forecast today) these secret spots, tucked away in the massive park are worth checking out.
To highlight the best of the best, we turned to the experts of Fairmount Park: The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department staff and the folks at the non-profit Fairmount Park Conservancy. These people are on the ground at Fairmount Park every single day, so they truly know the ins-and-outs of this tremendous green space.
Make sure to take their suggestions and visit the park while the temperatures are still warm (relatively speaking).
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