The Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve is a 34-acre park bound by Port Royal Ave, Lare St, Summit Ave, and Eva St in northwest Philadelphia. There’s a small parking lot on the corner of Port Royal and Lare. Stairs lead up to the path around the park where you’ll see views of the reservoir, a scenic field, and woods. There are two vistas along the path where you’ll find views of Upper Roxborough and the Center City skyline. The Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve is a great place to bring kids and for dog-walking (dogs must be on a leash).
Friends of the Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve
Friends of the Roxborough Reservoir Preserve help to maintain the park and offer volunteer opportunities. The group has worked to remove non-native invasive plants and they have planted over 2,000 trees. To learn more and to get involved, join and follow their Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/133582070003935/.
The park is part of the Fairmount Park Conservancy.
Directions to Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve
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