Listen to your neighbors: there’s still time to shape the future of Tacony Creek Park!

Help shape the future of Tacony Creek Park! We’re looking for your input to make the park even better – a place for people of all ages and abilities to love and enjoy.

Take the Master Plan survey here to tell us what you would like to see improved in the park!

Learn from our Tacony Creek Park neighbors about why they took the survey — and why it is crucial for you, a Tacony Creek Park community member to take the survey too!

Migdalia Rosado

Dalila Bedoya

Marilyn Torres

The Tacony Creek Park Master Site Development Plan is underway! TTF is excited to be partnering with consultant Natural Lands on a Master Plan process for the 300-acre Tacony Creek Park, including Juniata Golf Course, and the planned and partially constructed Frankford Creek Greenway.

This plan will encourage public use, strengthen connections with communities, and foster stewardship for this special part of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed. Tacony Creek Park is located in the heart of some of Philadelphia’s most ethnically and culturally diverse neighborhoods, with many different languages spoken. The last Master Plan, completed in 1997, focused on park conservation and ecology. This plan centers on community input and equity.

Both Tacony Creek and Frankford Creek run through historically industrialized high-density areas, lacking access to green space and associated recreational opportunities. This is a huge opportunity for the community to imagine and shape what we want to see for the future of Tacony Creek Park!

Ideas or questions? Contact julie@ttfwatershed.org or 215-744-1853.

We want to recognize our Advisory Committee, made up of representatives of organizations doing important work in our community. This group will advise the Master Plan process:

  • John Buffington, Historical Society of Frankford
  • Pete Carter, Tacony Creek Park Keepers
  • Sarun Chan, Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia
  • Donna Davis, Friends of Greater Olney Library
  • Yanitza Gonzalez, Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez
  • Rachel Lesuer, Juniata Park Academy
  • Ambrose Liu, Olney Culture Lab
  • Yocasta Lora, AARP
  • Priyanka Malik, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
  • Jodi Reynhout, Esperanza
  • Elisa Ruse-Esposito, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
  • MaryBliz Serrano, APM – Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
  • Pedro Soto, PowerCorps PHL
  • Kyasha Tyson, Councilwoman Cherelle Parker

The Master Plan is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural ResourcesScattergood Foundation, and William Penn Foundation.