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Fort Washington State Park

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500 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034-2198
+1 215-591-5250
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Beautiful Historic Site

Stopped here to see Fort Washington Lighthouse. We ended up spending almost 2 hours in the park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Britney987
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West Virginia
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Great place for a walk or a quiet picnic.

Perfect local park for a walk or hike or biking with friends or family. Great place for a picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carolamiller49
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Fort Lewis, Washington
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Rich in modern recreational facilities and historical significance, Fort Washington blossoms with flowering dogwood in the spring. The park takes its name from the temporary fort built by George Washington’s troops in the fall of 1777, before heading to Valley Forge. The park is popular with hikers and picnickers. Birders enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the Observation Deck.
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Historic Site ”
3 weeks ago
“Great place for a walk or a quiet picnic.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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500 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034-2198
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+1 215-591-5250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here to see Fort Washington Lighthouse. We ended up spending almost 2 hours in the park, driving around seeing all the historic sites! Park is beautiful and right on the water.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect local park for a walk or hike or biking with friends or family. Great place for a picnic. Nature is all around you. Lots of shade and trees ~ wonderful place for a summer adventure. Highly recommend...

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is a nice small park, broken up into 2 sections. The flourtown section is next to the creek and quiet with some nice short trails and a large field. The militia hill rd. Section is bigger with a nice birdwatching stand and trails. The...More

Thank rm1123
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Fort Washington State Park is a great resource for the community and visitors. The Hawk Watch is a superb spot for birders & people interested in learning about birds & nature. There are great paths to hike and bike. It is also a wonderful park...More

Thank anne s
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This park has a bird watching area it also has picnic tables and very clean bathrooms. Nice Place to take the kids to play or ride your bike or maybe read a book. If you like the outdoors this is a must visit.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We are so fortunate to have these kinds of natural environments in this eastern Pennsylvania area. Bring your walking shoes and enjoy the good luck in finding this place.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful park, lots of wildlife and birds. Great parnorama views with meadows and streams to paint.

Thank Claire L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Well kept; serenity on tap if you are in need of a lovely setting for renewal or recreation! Great spot for families, kids and dog walkers. Well marked trails.

Thank William C
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We recently visited Fort Hill for the first time a few weeks ago (I think the driveway may be closed now for the season until Spring). We did not realize the history associated with this particular area of Ft. Washington State Park. There are a...More

Thank sue f
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We were in the area the last week of October and took a lovely walk in the park. Trails are well-marked and very pretty, walking along the creek. We parked near the hawk viewing tower, and saw several hawks. My only problem was trying to...More

Thank erklein
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