Today in the Garden

It’s always the right time to experience this land and river.

The 50 acres of Bartram’s Garden change every day — what will inspire you today?

See you soon!

Get all the details you need to plan your visit.

Bloom Calendar

See what’s blooming now.

Pack a Picnic

Bring a blanket or use our picnic tables and benches.

Let’s Go!

Take a stroll or bring your bike on the Bartram’s Mile Trail.

Bird Sightings

Look up! What birds have you seen?

Swing Season

Take a turn on the full-size swing by the Pond.

Going Fishing?

Borrow a rod and tackle from the Welcome Center, or purchase bait from the vending machine in the barnyard.

What’s New

Check our blog for recent updates.

All the Activities

Join us for our upcoming workshops and events, featuring self-care, arts, gardening, kids’ activities, and more!

Get to know Bartram’s Garden and its 50 acres of land.

I'm interested in:

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.