Begin Main Content Area

Nearby Attractions to Neshaminy State Park

Information about Neshaminy State Park’s nearby attractions is available from Visit Bucks County.

Explore the Area

Neshaminy State Park is located on the outskirts of Northeast Philadelphia, an area known for its diverse mix of European and Russian immigrant populations. The Delaware River is adjacent to the park, separating Pennsylvania from neighboring New Jersey. The area saw a lot of growth after World War II and is now seeing a resurgence of young professionals moving to the area.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Neshaminy State Park is close to three state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Benjamin Rush State Park

Benjamin Rush State Park is located in the North-East Section of Philadelphia and is the only state park within the city boundary. The park provides visitors with an area to enjoy the natural beauty of open spaces along with the Pennsylvania woodlands, places for study, recreation, and the solace of gardening.

Opportunities for recreation include hiking, biking, radio-flying, and wildlife watching.

Tyler State Park

The 1,711-acre Tyler State Park hosts trails, park roads, and facilities carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several interesting sections.

Outdoor recreational activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, boating, fishing, and disc golfing.

Fort Washington State Park

The 493-acre Fort Washington State Park is rich in modern recreational facilities and historical significance. The park is popular with hikers and picnickers.
Birders enjoy the seasonal migration of raptors from the observation deck, and the park blossoms with flowering dogwood in the spring.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

Pennypack Park is located nearby.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas protect, enhance, and promote Pennsylvania’s historic, natural, cultural, and scenic resources.

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a multi-use trail spanning 165 miles through a five-county region. This is a nationally significant historic transportation route that traverses railroads, canals, rivers, and trails.

Visit the Historic Philadelphia website for more information on exploring the historic areas of Philadelphia.