Bartram's Garden - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Bartram’s Garden

Bartram’s Garden is a 45-acre National Historic Landmark operated by the John Bartram Association in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. It is a destination and an outdoor classroom, living laboratory, and membership organization for an ever-expanding audience of nearly 40,000 and counting each year.

This center offers free public boating on Saturdays (check their website for details) and a wide variety of arts and culture programming.


  • Adult Programs
  • Boat Access
  • Family Programs
  • Kids' Programs
  • School Programs


  • Access to Transit
  • Biking/Walking Trails (paved)
  • Free Visitor Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Restrooms
  • Visitor/ Interpretive Center
  • Water Bottle Filling Station