Fall

Sharing stories and honoring traditions

On the Trail

Lace up your walking shoes or borrow a bike on the Bartram’s Mile Trail.

Bring the Garden home!

Seasonal plants and veggies for sale now from our nursery.

A family picnicking on grass.

We’re glad you’re here.

Bartram’s Garden is many things to many people: a home for horticulture, an ancient riverfront, an African Diaspora farm, and a place of untold histories.

This public park spans nearly 50 acres in Southwest Philadelphia, offering peace, rest, and connection.

People walking down a garden path surrounded by blooming trees and shrubs.
A family picnicking on grass.
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Welcome CenterWelcome Center
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PlagroundPlayground
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Welcome CenterWelcome Center
RestroomsRestrooms
Picnic TablesPicnic Tables
Bike ParkingBike Parking
PlagroundPlayground
ParkingParking
Road for CarsRoad for Cars
Bike PathBike Path/Paved Trail
Future SiteFuture Site

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 29, 3:00 pm

Sankofa Farm Stand at Bartram's Village

Come purchase fresh, chemical-free inspirited local produce straight from Sankofa...

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Thursday, September 29, 3:15 pm

Restorative Mind & Body series: Internal Weather Check

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family...

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Thursday, September 29, 5:00 pm

WeWalkPHL Thursday Walking Group

Come out for a walk in the park! Join neighbors...

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BlogGarden Insights

William Bartram, Indigenous Botany, and the Roots of American Medicine

September 20, 2022

William Bartram, Indigenous Botany, and the Roots of American Medicine

Eighteenth century American medicine was closely tied to botanical knowledge. While the Bartrams’ contribution to early American medicine through their relationships with physicians in Philadelphia is well-documented, what is less...

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Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.