Join Us In Tacony Creek Park

Tacony Creek Park (TCP) is a Philadelphia watershed park along the Tacony Creek featuring 300 acres of streamside and woodland park habitat in the urban landscape of lower Northeast Philadelphia. We offer free recurring programs on the trail, so stay tuned and bring a friend! TCP Keepers is a registered Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Friends Group, supported by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership.

Tacony Creek Park News

Join us for the next monthly Tacony Creek Park Keepers Meeting on Thursday, May 23 from 6-7 pm. Register here.

Birds of a Feather 2024 English Flyer
Birds of a Feather 2024 Spanish Flyer

Join us for our third FREE “Birds of a Feather” to Celebrate Trails and Earth Day!

Talented artists from our community will live paint along the trail. We will provide hands-on nature and water activities for people of ALL ages, as well as resources from partners, and cool giveaways. Watch as V.U.R.T Creative refreshes the four beautiful bird murals.

There will also be a Tacony Creek Stream Restoration Project Tour from 1:30-3 pm.

Let’s unite as a community and spread awareness of the beautiful park, trail, and creek that’s right in our own backyard.

Rain Date: Saturday, May 4, 12-4pm


¡Ven a nuestro tercer “Birds of a Feather” GRATIS para celebrar los senderos y el Día de la Tierra!

Artistas talentosos de nuestra comunidad pintarán en vivo a lo largo del sendero Tacony Creek Park, que es parte de la red Circuit Trails.

Brindaremos actividades sobre la naturaleza y el agua para personas de TODAS las edades, así como algunos obsequios. Observe a V.U.R.T Creative actualizar los cuatro hermosos murales de pájaros.

Unámonos como comunidad y crear conciencia sobre el hermoso parque, sendero y arroyo que está justo en nuestro propio patio.

Fecha de lluvia: Sábado 4 de mayo

Celebrate Julie Slavet’s Legacy and Support Tacony Creek Park

By Jamilee | April 26, 2024

To celebrate the passing of the baton from TTF Executive Director Julie Slavet, to new leader Justin DiBerardinis, and TTF’s ongoing commitment to the people of the watershed, the Board of Directors has pledged $5,000 toward the $15,000 needed to extend the Tacony Creek Park People of the Park project. This unique project celebrates the untold stories of diverse […]

JOB POSTING: Communications Coordinator, Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership

By Jamilee | April 25, 2024

JOB POSTING: Communications CoordinatorTookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership Organizational BackgroundThe Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is seeking a Communications Coordinator to create and implement a communications plan that reflects TTF’s mission and constituency, utilizes key social media and grassroots tools to share stories and successes, and evaluates impact. TTF connects our watershed residents and communities to their creeks. […]

Volunteers Clean Up Tacony Creek Park & Newtown Avenue with critical partners

By Jamilee | April 18, 2024

Spring is officially here– which means warmer weather, longer days, and opportunities to volunteer outside! What better way to kick off the spring season than with the Streets Department annual Philly Spring Cleanup? Thirty volunteers from across our watershed gathered at the Tacony Creek Park gateway at Newtown Avenue & Adams Avenue on Saturday, April 6 to improve […]

Tacony Creek Park Keepers Website Available in Seven Languages

By Jamilee | March 29, 2024

       For Immediate Release                  March 29, 2024MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Slavet, Executive DirectorTookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed | 215-744-1853 Tacony Creek Park Keepers Website Available in Seven Languages Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is proud to announce that the website for Tacony Creek Park is now available in seven languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Haitian Creole, […]