Wissahickon Valley Park Winter Curfew

News // December 03, 2020

Effective Dec. 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020, the Wissahickon Valley, East and West Fairmount Park, Cobbs Creek Park, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Tacony Creek Park, and Pennypack Park areas of the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation system will be closed daily from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

All trails, parking lots, and other areas in these parks will be closed to all pedestrian, bicycle, equestrian, and vehicular traffic. The Valley Green Inn restaurant’s hours are not affected by this closure.

The expanded closing hours are being implemented to ensure public safety as deer control activities are being conducted in these parks.

For additional information please contact Barry A. Bessler, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation’s Director of Policy and Compliance, at (215) 683-0203.