Fort Washington State Park, Fort Washington

#41 of 69 in Wildlife in Pennsylvania
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Fort Washington State Park is a 493-acre (200 ha) Pennsylvania state park in Springfield and Whitemarsh Townships, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The park is noted for the springtime flowering of dogwood trees, and is popular with families for picnics and hiking. It is approximately 17 miles (27 km) north of Philadelphia, 2 miles (3.2 km) from exit 339 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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  • NIce park for hiking and bird watching. My grandson spotted a bald eagle soaring high above us. Well maintaining hiking trails, Great for a day out with the family.  more »
  • The park is quite extensive with a network of roads and several picnic areas. We have seen many families and groups of friends barbecuing and picnicking. There are a few areas for parking and many...  more »
  • The campsite is beautiful. There was good hiking trails. There is also the water mill. The bathrooms are primitive but clean and well maintained. Lots of camping activities. Can be very muddy though. Make sure you have rain boots. Had a lot of fun!
  • Really nice park, ample parking, well maintained. At one end there is a bird watching pavilion and a nice walk down to the river. My daughter and I go here to throw rocks in the river. At the other end is an open field and play area, as well as a bathroom that always seems clean. BBQ grill are also available.
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