Benjamin Rush State Park


This undeveloped state park is a mixture of open fields and woodlots in the northeast corner of Philadelphia. Benjamin Rush has one of the world's largest community gardens.

For more information on the community gardens contact the Benjamin Rush Garden Association. 215-969-0507

Explore a map of the proposed improvements to Benjamin Rush State Park (.pdf)  (393 kb, 5/11)

Click here to see the NOAA weather for this park.
Click on the Map It! logo to go to an interative GIS map of this park.



Maps and Downloadables

This is a generic map of a park.Below are many of the maps and publications for this park. You can read them or download them and might need special software (all free) to view the publications.

You must have the free Adobe Reader to view the maps and brochures that are in pdf format (.pdf).

Alternate versions of the text of the brochures are in rich text and text formats. Click on the files to view them. To download (.rtf) files:
For Windows users, right click on the link then left click on "Save target as" to download the file to your computer. For Mac users, hold down the "Options" button and click on the link, then select "Save" to download the file to your computer.

Proposed Improvements Map

Proposed Improvements to Benjamin Rush State Park (.pdf)  (393 kb, 5/11)

Interactive GIS Map

The Interactive GIS Map uses Geographic Information Systems to create a map that does not need to be downloaded and features driving directions, searchable park amenities and customizable maps. Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.