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Kelly Drive

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-685-0000
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Summer Fun!

I like to go on the weekends. The parks are plentifully and so much activity going on around you... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
s w
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A beautiful walk or bike ride

Philly has done a good job increasing accessibility to our waterways. This is a paved, easy... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“boat house” (20 reviews)
“bike ride” (14 reviews)
Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-685-0000
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I like to go on the weekends. The parks are plentifully and so much activity going on around you. Track and trails are wonderful. Take a deep breath and ENJOY.

Thank s w
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Philly has done a good job increasing accessibility to our waterways. This is a paved, easy, interesting, accessible walk. It can be very busy. Everyone wants to enjoy.

Thank tamarapepper
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Kelly Drive. Whether you are roller blading, biking, walking or jogging, it's a nice view, but can get super crowded and you're sharing the walkway with everyone. The walkway/trail is behind the boat houses (Boat House Row). The entire walk can be looped around over...More

Thank klj913
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My husband and I were in town for a wedding and I was searching for a location to get a long training run in. We were directed to Kelly Drive. What a gorgeous park! And bonus.... my husband was able to use the Indigo bikes...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Whether by car, bike, by foot, or by boat this is a wonderful place to visit. This drive is well used and is somewhat curvy so the driver of a vehicle should pay attention to the road and not the scenery and all the activity...More

Thank markandreg
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This drive takes you past some of the prettiest spots in Fairmount Park. Note that it is popular so can be congested at times.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Kelly drive is a beutiful park/road along the river in Philadelphia. Next to Kelly drive is a paved bike/running path that goes from the Philadelphia Art Museum area to East Falls. The loop is about 8.6(ish) miles. If you are looking for a great spot...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 14 June 2017

straddling a lovely river in Fairmount Park (the nation's largest city park. Take the Ben Franklin Parkway toward the Phila. Museum of art (which you shouldn't miss.) Go to the right side of the museum straight onto Kelly Drive. You might even take a right...More

Thank jfratto
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Love to take long walks here on a beautiful day. Nice for bike rides also. There is rental shop not far from the art museum

Thank lizzybank
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Many people travel to Europe to see beautiful urban river views such as those offered by the Kelly Drive and West River Drives (on opposite sides of the Schuylkill River) right here in Philadelphia. No matter the season, it's beauty never fails, whether the diamond...More

Thank bahamamama2010_10
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17 October 2017|
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Response from BoSox999 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few obvious spots along the river
20 May 2017|
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Response from Philly-In-Durham | Reviewed this property |
Actually, there is a stone tunnel near that bridge that is way less than 135 feet. Even this tunnel is capable of a truck passing through.
Beth O
2 September 2016|
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Response from MissElegance | Reviewed this property |
t Suburban Station at 15th & JFK Blvd. or at 30th Street Station, which is closest to Kelly Drive. There are Flash tour vans (purple) that have many stops around the city. Center City Philly is very walkable -- about 4... More