Beautiful park with a great mile-long track for walking/running. It also has a playground, basketball courts, a volleyball court, and plenty of open space. Dogs are allowed (on leash). Also a great spot for Pokemon Go! Lots of Poke Stops and gyms.
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Located on Temple University’s Ambler Campus, this garden offers students and visitors a place to walk, learn and relax. It is home to perennial beds, ground cover gardens, herb gardens, and a sustainable wetland area. The gardens also feature a variety of trees and plants.
The Arboretum Advisory Committee consists of members of the community who are committed to supporting the mission and vision of the Arboretum by donating their time and expertise. Members engage in strategic planning, provide information that may impact the Arboretum, and help lead efforts to obtain funding for the maintenance and care of the gardens and grounds.
Discover the history of the Arboretum through its collection of artifacts in the Hilda Justice Building. The collection features yearbooks, tools, and awards from the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women and Silver Cups from equestrian competitions won by students.
This rail trail features paved paths for biking and walking. It runs through wooded areas and along Pennypack Creek. You can enjoy picnics, visit scenic vistas and see historic bridges including the oldest road bridge in America at Frankford Avenue (George Washington himself crossed this one).
The trail also passes through the town of Bryn Athyn. Here you can explore the former train station, now the town post office. Just north of the town lies Bethayres Swamp, an Audubon Important Bird Area and the site of a devastating train accident in 1921.
The path also stretches into Montgomery County where you can find miles of twisty, technical single track for mountain bikers. It passes Lorimer Park which is great for hiking. There are several other trails throughout the park which you can use for hiking, birding, photography, and tree and wildflower identification. This is a family-friendly park that offers something for everyone. Browse around this site to check more places to visit.
Masons Mill Park
This 76-acre park is a great spot for kids and adults to spend some time outdoors. It is circled by a mile-long walking/jogging track and features playgrounds, tennis courts, football fields, and baseball fields as well as picnic pavilions. It is also a fantastic location for Pokemon Go players and boasts a ton of Pokestops, gyms, and spawn points.
There is also a huge playground for children complete with basketball courts, sprinklers, and a little town that kids can walk around and play in. The facility also offers pickleball courts and a beautiful pond.
Located within the park is the Masons Mill Business Park, which offers high-profile, individual identity in a park-like setting for tenants seeking first-class office space. The park is adjacent to the 1,000-acre Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, which offers miles of hiking opportunities. The trail is a great place to see wildlife, including wood ducks and common yellowthroat. It also features a diversity of habitats, from rocky ledges to grassy, weedy embankments along the creek.
Mansion and Garden
Hillwood offers visitors the opportunity to experience heirloom gardens, a 45-room mansion, and a garden fair at its beautiful estate. The gardens showcase unique designs, water features, shade plants, favorite flowers and herbs, vegetables, towering trees, and more.
The Fair on the Mansion lawn showcases several dozen local small businesses selling garden-inspired art, treasures, and more. Other activities at the event include guided tours of the mansion and the heirloom garden, children’s programming, music, and more. The grounds also feature basketball courts, a hiking/walking trail, and a playground. The grounds are open all year. Admission is free. Parking is available. Up next is Lorimer Park.
Driving directions from Clean For Me to Mondauk Common Park
Driving directions from Mondauk Common Park to Lorimer Park