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!

Tacony Creek Park (TCP) es un parque de Filadelfia a lo largo de la quebrada Tacony Creek que cuenta con 300 acres de hábitat boscoso junto a arroyos en el paisaje urbano del noreste de Filadelfia. Ofrecemos programas recurrentes gratuitos en el camino, ¡así que esté pendiente y trae un amigo!

Tacony Creek Park News

Join us for our next Tacony Creek Park Keepers Meeting on Thursday, October 26 from 6pm-7pm. Register here  | Regístrese aquí

The River Alive! Learning Trail is back! FREE monthly field trips to Independence Seaport Museum on Sundays. Register for the next trip on October 22 here.

More summer Learning Trail programs include: Seed Starter Sunday on October 8, 11am-1pm), Drop-In Hours
Wednesdays from 3-5pm, and Seek & Find.

Tacony Creek Park Explorer Kits: Fun Activities for your Kids!

By Jamilee | July 21, 2023

Have you heard about the two special community engagement projects that were part of our Tacony Creek Park Master Plan? Four People of the Park signs have already been installed in Tacony Creek Park for you to enjoy and the Tacony Creek Park Explorer Kits are right around the corner! With guidance from educator Karen Lefkovitz, we created […]

Tacony Creek Creatures: Great Blue Herons

By Jamilee | July 20, 2023

Intern Emanuel Hampton continues his Tacony Creek Creatures series with our mascot, the Great Blue Heron! You can see this awe-inspiring bird in the creek and flying above the park. You can also see it on our van, Creekforce 1 and it’s one of the birds featured in our Bird Murals along the trail under […]

Tacony Creek Creatures: Red Foxes

By Jamilee | July 11, 2023

Featured Photo Credit: Savannah McHale, “Red Fox,” 2019 This is the beginning of our series, “Tacony Creek Creatures” about the animals in Tacony Creek Park, written by our intern, Emmanuel!  Written by Emmanuel Hampton, TTF Intern Red foxes are one of the many animals that are native to North America and can be found in Tacony […]

2023 Tacony Creek Park Block Parties: Bugs, Summer Joy, and a Milksnake!

By Jamilee | June 30, 2023

Our 11th year hosting Block Parties in Tacony Creek Park was filled with colorful chalk on the trails, joy in nature, family, environmental education, edible plants in the park, and more! An exciting highlight was the unique creatures brought by the Center for Aquatic Sciences: the Vietnamese Stickbug, the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, and the Venezuelan Milksnake! Tacony Creek Park welcomed […]