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Fort Washington State Park Attraction Details
Fort Washington State Park
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/fortwashington.aspx
This beautiful park interests historians of the American Revolution. The park takes its name from the redoubt fort built by George Washington's troops in the fall of 1777, before heading to Valley Forge. The park is popular with hikers and bikers. Bird watchers enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the fully accessible observation deck. The beauty of the flowering dogwood laces the wooded slopes in the spring. Large open fields provide ample room for sporting activities throughout the year. Historians will find this area abounding with sites of local and national significance.

Flourtown Day Use Area and Militia Hill Day Use Area provide over 300 picnic tables. Two pavilions are available for year-round use, weather conditions permitting. The pavilions are available for rental with advance reservations. If not reserved, they are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Large playfields offer ample room for group or individual picnic activities.

There are 3.5 miles of trails of moderate difficulty throughout the wooded and open fields. A one-half mile, self-guiding nature trail is located in the Militia Hill Day Use Area.

Accessible picnic tables and parking spaces have been designated throughout the park. In the Flourtown Day Use Area there are accessible restrooms. Militia Hill Day Use Area has one accessible picnic pavilion and the Observation Deck.



Address:
500 Bethlehem Pike
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Phone: 215-591-5250

Handicap Access? Y




Bird Watching Nearby
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (3.7 Miles)

Hiking Nearby
Fairmount Park Bike Trail (2.53 Miles)
Horseshoe Trail (3.44 Miles)
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (3.7 Miles)
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Graeme Park (5.46 Miles)

Nature Centers Nearby
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (3.7 Miles)
Briar Bush Nature Center (4.38 Miles)
Riverbend Environmental Education Center (4.57 Miles)

Gardens & Arboretums Nearby
The Gardens Collaborative (2.05 Miles)
Morris Arboretum (2.08 Miles)
Morris Arboretum (2.34 Miles)
The Gardens at Morris Arboretum (2.34 Miles)
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (3.7 Miles)
Wyck, A Germantown Home & Rose Garden (4.81 Miles)
Henry Foundation for Botanical Research (5.13 Miles)
Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden (5.19 Miles)

Lectures & Seminars Nearby
Hope Lodge Historic Site (0.27 Miles)
Four Mills Barn (0.96 Miles)
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (3.7 Miles)
Roth Farm Living Museum of Delaware Valley College (4.39 Miles)
LaSalle University, Belfield Farm (5.44 Miles)

Historical and Genealogical Societies Nearby
The Highlands Historical Society (0.76 Miles)
Historical Society of Fort Washington (0.92 Miles)
Springfield Township Historical Society (1.11 Miles)
Haverford Township Historical Society (2.7 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Historical Society (3.13 Miles)
Plymouth Meeting Historical Society (3.49 Miles)
Historical Society of Whitpain (3.57 Miles)
Philadelphia Folksong Society (3.91 Miles)
Roxborough-Manayunk-Wissahickon Historical Society (4.6 Miles)
Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association (4.67 Miles)
Upper Moreland Historical Association (4.89 Miles)
Horsham Preservation and Historic Association (5.18 Miles)
Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP) (6.31 Miles)

Museums Nearby
Clifton House (0.07 Miles)
Four Mills Barn (0.96 Miles)
Childventure Museum (1.18 Miles)
Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association (4.67 Miles)
Gallery 500 (5.09 Miles)

Shopping Nearby
Philly Big Flea (1.96 Miles)
Artisans Three Gallery (2.58 Miles)
Philadelphia Print Shop (2.73 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Shopping District (2.74 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Farmer's Market (2.82 Miles)
Porch Cellar and Smalls (3.05 Miles)
Plymouth Meeting Mall (3.45 Miles)
Barbara's Place (4.08 Miles)
Cheltenham Square Mall (4.13 Miles)
Capathia's (4.43 Miles)
Ikea - Conshohocken (4.58 Miles)
Build-A-Bear Workshop - Willow Grove (4.68 Miles)
Art Ventures Gallery (4.7 Miles)
Abington Antique Shop (4.76 Miles)
Crafter's Basket (4.78 Miles)
Willow Grove Park (4.79 Miles)
Montgomery Mall (4.86 Miles)
Edwards-Freeman Nut Company (4.88 Miles)
Republic Precious Metals, Inc. (4.95 Miles)
Christmas "Past" Village (4.97 Miles)
Joseph Hanley Antiques (5.23 Miles)

All Tours Nearby
Hope Lodge and Mather Mill (0.21 Miles)
The Gardens at Morris Arboretum (2.34 Miles)
Richard Allen Story Tour (4.45 Miles)
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival (4.45 Miles)
Awbury Arboretum and Historic Site (4.55 Miles)
Concord Schoolhouse (4.58 Miles)
Edwards-Freeman Nut Company (4.88 Miles)
Deshler Morris House (5.22 Miles)
Cunningham Piano Company (5.24 Miles)
Belfield Farm and Mansion (5.71 Miles)
LePeristyle Haitian Sanctuary (5.91 Miles)
Harriton House (6.61 Miles)

History Museums Nearby
Clifton House (0.07 Miles)
Hope Lodge Historic Site (0.27 Miles)
Highlands Historical Society (0.75 Miles)
Awbury Arboretum (4.55 Miles)
Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association (4.67 Miles)
Richard Wall Historic House Museum (5.02 Miles)
Grumblethorpe (5.35 Miles)
Grumblethorpe (5.36 Miles)
LaSalle University, Belfield Farm (5.44 Miles)

History Tours Nearby
Rural History Co-Op (0.2 Miles)
Hope Lodge and Mather Mill (0.21 Miles)
Hope Lodge Historic Site (0.27 Miles)
Children's History Camp at The Highlands (0.94 Miles)
Boehm's Church (2.6 Miles)
American Historical Theatre at the General Lafayette Inn (2.76 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Academy (3.31 Miles)
Epiphany Lutheran Church (4.27 Miles)
Richard Allen Story Tour (4.45 Miles)
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival (4.45 Miles)
Cliveden of the National Trust (4.46 Miles)
Concord Schoolhouse (4.58 Miles)
Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association (4.67 Miles)
Beth Sholom Synagogue (4.98 Miles)
Bertolet Meeting House and Burial Ground (5.17 Miles)
LaSalle University, Belfield Farm (5.44 Miles)
Graeme Park (5.46 Miles)
Belfield Farm and Mansion (5.71 Miles)
Harriton House (6.61 Miles)

Tours Nearby
Rural History Co-Op (0.2 Miles)
Hope Lodge and Mather Mill (0.21 Miles)
Great Country Manors Tour (0.68 Miles)
Childventure Museum (1.18 Miles)
Morris Arboretum (2.08 Miles)
Woodmere Art Museum (2.32 Miles)
Morris Arboretum (2.34 Miles)
Richard Allen Story Tour (4.45 Miles)
Cliveden of the National Trust (4.46 Miles)
Concord Schoolhouse (4.58 Miles)
Edwards-Freeman Nut Company (4.88 Miles)
Cunningham Piano Company (5.24 Miles)
Graeme Park (5.46 Miles)
Belfield Farm and Mansion (5.71 Miles)
Harriton House (6.61 Miles)

Accommodations & Dining Nearby
Alison at Blue Bell (2.87 Miles)
Flying Fish Seafood Restaurant (2.91 Miles)
Citrus (2.91 Miles)
Ace Club Conference Center and Country Club (3.04 Miles)
Pilgrim's Rest Bed and Breakfast (3.06 Miles)
Cin Cin (3.12 Miles)
Trolley Car Diner (3.32 Miles)
Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting (3.48 Miles)
North by Northwest (3.66 Miles)
Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center (3.74 Miles)
Candlewood Suites - Horsham (3.81 Miles)
Residence Inn - North Wales (3.96 Miles)
The Adobe Cafe (4.71 Miles)
Courtyard by Marriott - Willow Grove (4.81 Miles)
Geechee Girl Rice Cafe (4.89 Miles)

All Dining Nearby
General Lafayette Inn and Brewery (2.79 Miles)
Alison at Blue Bell (2.87 Miles)
Flying Fish Seafood Restaurant (2.91 Miles)
Citrus (2.91 Miles)
Cin Cin (3.12 Miles)
Trolley Car Diner (3.32 Miles)
Keswick Tavern (3.57 Miles)
Athena (3.62 Miles)
North by Northwest (3.66 Miles)
Candlewood Suites - Horsham (3.81 Miles)
William Penn Inn (3.99 Miles)
Valley Green Inn (4.26 Miles)
The Adobe Cafe (4.71 Miles)
Geechee Girl Rice Cafe (4.89 Miles)
Arroyo Grille (5 Miles)
The Regatta Bar, Grille, and Deck (5.51 Miles)

Diners Nearby
Trolley Car Diner (3.32 Miles)
Littleton's Diner and Restaurant (4 Miles)
Double TT Diner (4.5 Miles)
Domino Diner (4.65 Miles)
Bob's Diner (4.75 Miles)
Lancer's Diner to Restaurant (4.97 Miles)
Oak Lane Diner (5.28 Miles)
Astor Diner (5.71 Miles)

All Accommodations Nearby
Holiday Inn - Fort Washington (0.45 Miles)
Best Western Fort Washington Inn (0.88 Miles)
Fort Washington Expo Center (1.97 Miles)
Lu Lu Shriners (2.49 Miles)
General Lafayette Inn and Brewery (2.79 Miles)
Springhill Suites - Plymouth Meeting (3.65 Miles)
Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center (3.74 Miles)
Candlewood Suites - Horsham (3.81 Miles)
Residence Inn - North Wales (3.96 Miles)
William Penn Inn (3.99 Miles)
Korman Suites at Meadow Wick (4.08 Miles)
Hampton Inn - Plymouth Meeting (4.1 Miles)
Marriott ExecuStay (4.15 Miles)
Korman Communities - Blue Bell (4.23 Miles)
Summerfield Suites - Plymouth Meeting (4.34 Miles)
Springhill Suites - Willow Grove (4.48 Miles)
Quality Inn Conference Center - Montgomeryville (4.49 Miles)
Residence Inn by Marriott - Conshohocken (5.14 Miles)
Homewood Suites Hotel - Lansdale (5.92 Miles)

Hotels & Motels Nearby
Holiday Inn - Fort Washington (0.45 Miles)
Holiday Inn Fort Washington (0.48 Miles)
Cherry Tree Hotel (0.57 Miles)
Sugarloaf Conference Center (2.32 Miles)
Ace Club Conference Center and Country Club (3.04 Miles)
Doubletree Guest Suites - Plymouth Meeting (3.44 Miles)
Courtyard by Marriott Plymouth Meeting (3.44 Miles)
Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting (3.48 Miles)
Springhill Suites - Plymouth Meeting (3.65 Miles)
Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center (3.74 Miles)
Extended Stay America - Horsham (3.81 Miles)
Candlewood Suites - Horsham (3.81 Miles)
Residence Inn - North Wales (3.96 Miles)
Residence Inn - Horsham (4.02 Miles)
Korman Communities at Blue Bell (4.07 Miles)
Korman Suites at Meadow Wick (4.08 Miles)
Hampton Inn - Plymouth Meeting (4.1 Miles)
Marriott ExecuStay (4.15 Miles)
Korman Communities - Blue Bell (4.23 Miles)
Homestead Studio Suites - Horsham (4.33 Miles)
Summerfield Suites - Plymouth Meeting (4.34 Miles)

African American Heritage Nearby
Plymouth Friends Meeting House (3.32 Miles)
Capathia's (4.43 Miles)
Johnson House (4.6 Miles)
Historic La Mott (4.86 Miles)
Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble (5.42 Miles)
LePeristyle Haitian Sanctuary (5.91 Miles)

Nature & Outdoors Nearby
Experienced Golf Center Teaching Academy (0.58 Miles)
Four Mills Barn (0.96 Miles)
Fort Washington - Flourtown Day Use Area (1.15 Miles)
Fairmount Park Bike Trail (2.53 Miles)
Horseshoe Trail (3.44 Miles)
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Sandy Hill Farm (3.92 Miles)
Briar Bush Nature Center (4.38 Miles)
The Nature Conservancy (4.4 Miles)
Awbury Arboretum and Historic Site (4.55 Miles)
Riverbend Environmental Education Center (4.57 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Mountain Biking (4.88 Miles)
Lower Merion Conservancy (4.93 Miles)
Henry Foundation for Botanical Research (5.13 Miles)
Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden (5.19 Miles)
Belfield Farm and Mansion (5.71 Miles)

Biking Nearby
Fairmount Park Bike Trail (2.53 Miles)
Horseshoe Trail (3.44 Miles)
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Mountain Biking (4.88 Miles)

Historic Places Nearby
Clifton House (0.07 Miles)
Hope Lodge Historic Site (0.27 Miles)
Highlands Historical Society (0.75 Miles)
The Highlands Historical Society (0.76 Miles)
Historical Society of Fort Washington (0.92 Miles)
Children's History Camp at The Highlands (0.94 Miles)
Springfield Township Historical Society (1.11 Miles)
The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (2.06 Miles)
Morris Arboretum (2.08 Miles)
Boehm's Church (2.6 Miles)
Naomi Wood Collection at Woodford Mansion (2.61 Miles)
Haverford Township Historical Society (2.7 Miles)
Vanna Venturi House (2.92 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Historical Society (3.13 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Academy (3.31 Miles)
Plymouth Friends Meeting House (3.32 Miles)
Plymouth Meeting Historical Society (3.49 Miles)
Historical Society of Whitpain (3.57 Miles)
Keswick Theatre (3.59 Miles)
Grave of William T. Tilden (3.6 Miles)
Epiphany Lutheran Church (4.27 Miles)

Golfing Nearby
Experienced Golf Center Teaching Academy (0.58 Miles)
Ace Club Conference Center and Country Club (3.04 Miles)
Twining Valley Golf Club (3.2 Miles)
Center Square Golf Club (3.3 Miles)
Horsham Valley Golf Course (3.77 Miles)
Mermaid Swim and Golf Club (3.94 Miles)
Lower State Road Driving Range (4.22 Miles)
Hill Top Miniature Golf (4.8 Miles)
Walnut Lane Golf Club (4.97 Miles)
Warminster Five Ponds Golf Course (6.49 Miles)

Factory Tours Nearby
Edwards-Freeman Nut Company (4.88 Miles)
Cunningham Piano Company (5.24 Miles)

Arts & Entertainment Nearby
Clifton House (0.07 Miles)
Academy of Children's Music (0.32 Miles)
Highlands Historical Society (0.75 Miles)
Children's History Camp at The Highlands (0.94 Miles)
Four Mills Barn (0.96 Miles)
Act II Playhouse (1.22 Miles)
Philly Big Flea (1.96 Miles)
The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (2.06 Miles)
Chestnut Hill College (2.3 Miles)
Carol Schwartz Gallery (2.47 Miles)
Landis and Company Theatre of Magic (2.5 Miles)
Mastersingers (2.51 Miles)
Artisans Three Gallery (2.58 Miles)
Naomi Wood Collection at Woodford Mansion (2.61 Miles)
Artscape (2.63 Miles)
Raab Gallery (2.65 Miles)
Philadelphia Print Shop (2.73 Miles)
Magical Art Workshop (2.89 Miles)
Whitemarsh Community Art Center (2.89 Miles)
Stagecrafters (2.92 Miles)
Margaret Johnson Sutor Antiques (2.94 Miles)

Music Nearby
Academy of Children's Music (0.32 Miles)
Chestnut Hill College (2.3 Miles)
Mastersingers (2.51 Miles)
Possy, Philadelphia's Outstanding Singing Youth (3.32 Miles)
Pennsylvania Pro Musica (3.53 Miles)
Keswick Theatre (3.59 Miles)
Montgomery County Community College (3.85 Miles)
Philadelphia Ceili Group (4.12 Miles)
Latin Fiesta, Inc. (4.12 Miles)
Celtic Heritage Festival (4.49 Miles)
Gratz College (5.04 Miles)
Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble (5.42 Miles)

Theatre Nearby
Act II Playhouse (1.22 Miles)
Chestnut Hill College (2.3 Miles)
Landis and Company Theatre of Magic (2.5 Miles)
American Historical Theatre at the General Lafayette Inn (2.76 Miles)
Stagecrafters (2.92 Miles)
Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays (3.26 Miles)
Pennsylvania Dance Conservatory & Philadelphia Dance Theatre (3.39 Miles)
Keswick Theatre (3.59 Miles)
Montgomery County Community College (3.85 Miles)
Allens Lane Art Center (3.89 Miles)
Latin Fiesta, Inc. (4.12 Miles)
Bryn Athyn Community Theater (4.41 Miles)
Merlin (4.8 Miles)
Israeli Film Festival of Greater Philadelphia (5.01 Miles)
Gratz College (5.04 Miles)

Country Markets Nearby
Chestnut Hill Shopping District (2.74 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Farmer's Market (2.82 Miles)
Cheltenham Square Mall (4.13 Miles)
Christmas "Past" Village (4.97 Miles)

Festivals & Fairs Nearby
Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays (3.26 Miles)
Springside School Antiques Show (3.42 Miles)
Philadelphia Ceili Group (4.12 Miles)
Southeastern Cherokee Confederacy of PA (4.14 Miles)
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival (4.45 Miles)
Celtic Heritage Festival (4.49 Miles)
Christmas "Past" Village (4.97 Miles)
Israeli Film Festival of Greater Philadelphia (5.01 Miles)

Galleries Nearby
Carol Schwartz Gallery (2.47 Miles)
Artisans Three Gallery (2.58 Miles)
Artscape (2.63 Miles)
Raab Gallery (2.65 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Shopping District (2.74 Miles)
Arcadia University Art Gallery (3.26 Miles)
Sedgwick Cultural Center (3.66 Miles)
Artists' League of Mount Airy (3.69 Miles)
Tesserae Mosaic Studio and Gallery (4.01 Miles)
Jeffrey Fuller Fine Art (4.31 Miles)
Art Ventures Gallery (4.7 Miles)
Manayunk Art Center (4.78 Miles)
Crafter's Basket (4.78 Miles)
Mill Gallery and Artist Studios (4.96 Miles)
Gallery 500 (5.09 Miles)
Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden (5.19 Miles)
Romeo's Fine Art Gallery (6.83 Miles)

Haunted Happenings Nearby
American Historical Theatre at the General Lafayette Inn (2.76 Miles)
General Lafayette Inn and Brewery (2.79 Miles)
Connie Mack's Grave (2.89 Miles)
Cresheim Cottage Cafe (3.49 Miles)
Bertolet Meeting House and Burial Ground (5.17 Miles)
Harriton House (6.61 Miles)

Historic Towns Nearby
Hope Lodge Historic Site (0.27 Miles)
Highlands Historical Society (0.75 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Shopping District (2.74 Miles)
The Revolutionary Germantown Festival (4.45 Miles)
Cheltenham Township (4.97 Miles)
Historic Germantown (5.18 Miles)
Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP) (6.31 Miles)

Family Restaurants Nearby
H&J McNally's Tavern (2.62 Miles)
Cafette (2.86 Miles)
Alison at Blue Bell (2.87 Miles)
Cresheim Cottage Cafe (3.49 Miles)
Geechee Girl Rice Cafe (4.89 Miles)

Monuments Nearby
Boehm's Church (2.6 Miles)
Connie Mack's Grave (2.89 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Academy (3.31 Miles)
Grave of William T. Tilden (3.6 Miles)
Abington Presbyterian Church (4.69 Miles)
Beth Sholom Synagogue (4.98 Miles)
Grave of Louis I. Kahn (5.36 Miles)
Grave of Richie Ashburn (5.52 Miles)

Antiquing Nearby
Philly Big Flea (1.96 Miles)
Philadelphia Print Shop (2.73 Miles)
Chestnut Hill Farmer's Market (2.82 Miles)
Margaret Johnson Sutor Antiques (2.94 Miles)
Porch Cellar and Smalls (3.05 Miles)
Springside School Antiques Show (3.42 Miles)
Barbara's Place (4.08 Miles)
Cheltenham Square Mall (4.13 Miles)
Abington Antique Shop (4.76 Miles)
Republic Precious Metals, Inc. (4.95 Miles)
Joseph Hanley Antiques (5.23 Miles)

State & National Parks Nearby
Benjamin Rush State Park (0.02 Miles)
Fort Washington - Flourtown Day Use Area (1.15 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Mountain Biking (4.88 Miles)

Native American Heritage Nearby
Southeastern Cherokee Confederacy of PA (4.14 Miles)

Farm Tours Nearby
Sandy Hill Farm (3.92 Miles)
Belfield Farm and Mansion (5.71 Miles)

Art Museums Nearby
Woodmere Art Museum (2.32 Miles)
Magical Art Workshop (2.89 Miles)
Gallery 500 (5.09 Miles)

Dance Performances Nearby
Body Language Dance Company (3.23 Miles)
Pennsylvania Dance Conservatory & Philadelphia Dance Theatre (3.39 Miles)
Leah Stein Dance (3.97 Miles)
Latin Fiesta, Inc. (4.12 Miles)
Celtic Heritage Festival (4.49 Miles)
Kulu Mele African American Dance Ensemble (5.42 Miles)

Battlefields Nearby
Cliveden of the National Trust (4.46 Miles)

Action Sports Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Wissahickon Valley Mountain Biking (4.88 Miles)

Camping Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)

Horseback Riding Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Sandy Hill Farm (3.92 Miles)

Hunting & Fishing Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)

Outfitters Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)
Underwater World (4.89 Miles)

Skiing & Winter Sports Nearby
Down2Earth Adventures (3.81 Miles)

Kids Nearby
Children's History Camp at The Highlands (0.94 Miles)
Magical Art Workshop (2.89 Miles)
Sandy Hill Farm (3.92 Miles)

Fine Dining Nearby
William Penn Inn (3.99 Miles)
Valley Green Inn (4.26 Miles)

Nightlife Nearby
Broad Axe Tavern (1.42 Miles)
H&J McNally's Tavern (2.62 Miles)

Colleges & Universities Nearby
The Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women (2.06 Miles)
Arcadia University (3.26 Miles)
Temple University, Tyler School of Art (4.63 Miles)
The Design Center/Philadelphia University (5.23 Miles)
Hmong United Association of Pennsylvania (6.45 Miles)

Wildlife Nearby
Benjamin Rush State Park (0.02 Miles)

Breweries Nearby
General Lafayette Inn and Brewery (2.79 Miles)

Covered Bridges Nearby
Great Country Manors Tour (0.68 Miles)

Amusement & Theme Parks Nearby
Avondale Inc. (5.35 Miles)


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