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Fort Washington State Park

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Great for Bird Watching

This is a nice, if somewhat small, State park. Great for wildlife viewing of all sorts ( Deer, Fox... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Geoffrey D
Beautiful Historic Site

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

Reviewed 30 July 2018
West Virginia
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6 Nov 2018
“Great for Bird Watching”
29 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Historic Site ”
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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
500 S Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034-2198
+1 215-591-5250
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a nice, if somewhat small, State park. Great for wildlife viewing of all sorts ( Deer, Fox, small animals) but the main attraction is a fantastic bird watching platform with an expansive view of the valley below. Many predatory birds can be viewed,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geoffrey D
Reviewed 30 July 2018 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Britney987
Reviewed 23 July 2018

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...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carolamiller49
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rm1123
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anne s
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Claire L
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank William C
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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sue f
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Grace G
22 November 2018|
Response from Geoffrey D | Reviewed this property |
9 a.m. is the opening time every day at the park. It does not seem like you could get in earlier without Perhaps reaching out to park staff ahead of time.
Debra H
30 August 2018|
Response from anne s | Reviewed this property |
Check the website and/of the office of the park ranger.