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Gorgas Park


Get your friends and find us at Gorgas Park this week!

HOURS:

WED +  THURS 5 - 10PM | FRIDAY 4 - 11PM | SATURDAY 1 - 11PM | SUNDAY 12 - 10PM

ABOUT:

Gorgas Park is located in Roxborough at the corner of Ridge Avenue and Hermitage St. The park is named for the Gorgas Family who settled in the area toward the end of the 17th Century. In 1853, The Fairmount Park Commission bought the property, tore down the mills which were built and run by the family, but retained the homestead and the barn, which existed on the property.

The Friends of Gorgas Park started to care for the park in the spring of 1996, pruning many of the park's overhanging trees and removing damaged ones. Since then, the park is home to over 250 trees and award-winning gardens, and has been transformed in to the clean, safe park you see today. 

FIND IT ON GOOGLE MAPS HERE

EVENTS:

  • Wed 5/30: Happy Hour from 5-7 PM with the Friends of Gorgas Park. 50% of the proceeds will go to support Gorgas Park.
  • Thur 5/31: Join Roots2Rise  from 6-7PM for free yoga in the park! Donations are encouraged and those who donate will receive a free drink ticket to use at Parks on Tap that day.

WALKING AND BIKING

For easy and convenient directions, check out Gorgas Park on GoPhillyGo HERE.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Accessible via SEPTA bus route 9 at Ridge Av and Hermitage St.

PARKING:

Street parking

FACEBOOK: FRIENDS OF GORGAS PARK

TWITTER: @GORGASPARK

INSTAGRAM: @FRIENDSOFGORGASPARK

WEBSITE: HTTP://GORGASPARK.COM/

Earlier Event: May 23
FDR Park
Later Event: June 6
Matthias Baldwin Park