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John Bartram's Garden Trails

Bartram's Garden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in North America.

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Length: 1.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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State(s): Pennsylvania
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Longitude: -75.21185
Latitude: 39.93287

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Description

Established circa 1728, Bartram's Garden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in North America. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960. Located on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, it covers 46 acres and includes a historic botanical garden and arboretum. The Garden’s encompasses the Bartram family home, several outbuildings, a cider press, and trails that wind through woods and meadows and along the river.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1985

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

The John Bartram Association
54th Str. and Lindberg Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 http://www.bartramsgarden.org/

 

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