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Fairmount Park, PA

Fairmount Park is a short step away from city life with plenty of shaded and open space for you and your dog.

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    Fairmount Park is a short step away from city life with plenty of shaded and open space for you and your dog.

    Special Interest: Hiking

    There are over 9,200 acres of trails in this city park, (Fairmount Park – Philadelphia, PA) plenty of shaded and open space for you and your dog to unwind and explore a step away from Philadelphia city life. Pets must be kept on a 6 foot leash attended at all times. The park is also used for horseback riding, off-road cycling, and outdoor concerts. Families may enjoy visiting one of three environmental centers or going on a trolley tour. Check out the park’s interactive map to plan your park outing: East Fairmount Park and West Fairmount Park.

    GPS Coordinates: 39.98873, -75.19540 Map

     

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    Location: Philadelphia, PA | Pennsylvania
    Activities: Biking, Cycling, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Walking

    TAGS: Biking, City, Concert, Cycling, Environmental Center, Fairmount Park, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Leash, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Walking

    Items Needed: Water, Poop Bags, First Aid Kit, Tick Removal Tool, 6 Foot Non-Retractable Leash or Hands-Free Leash, Paw Protection, Reflective Gear On Your Dog, Other Appropriate Gear & Food

    Safety: Dogs must be on 6 foot leash. Please consult your vet before hiking with your dog, especially if you have a puppy or a dog that is not fully vaccinated. It's best not to go when it is too cold or hot. Pay attention to your dog's abilities and start slow. Remember to take small and steady water breaks to prevent bloat or water intoxication. And don't forget to check the paws! Watch your footing and steer clear of wild animals. Please follow leash laws and have good recall on your dog.

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