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  • The Importance of Parks and Trails

    Now more than ever, we can see the importance of parks and trails. The acres and acres of our spacious riverfront greenway in Northeast Philadelphia are one of the easiest places to practice social distancing while still being able to experience the beautiful spring weather and blooming trees and flowers. Take in the fresh air….

  • Nature Activities For Kids

    We know how challenging it can be to have the kids home from school during this tough time! If you are looking for some fun nature-based activities to keep your kids busy, we’ve compiled some of the best. Throughout the week we will be posting individual ideas, but you can also download the lessons below….

  • COVID-19 Update

    As we continue to navigate these challenging times, we want to give you an update on the actions we will be taking in regards to the COVID-19 crisis. All Riverfront North events will be cancelled until April 10th. At that time, we will reassess if other future events will also need to be postponed. Stay…

  • Fishing Contest

    Want to show off your catch? Here’s your chance! Riverfront North has launched its 2020 Fishing Contest. Post pictures of your catch for the chance to win prizes!   I want to know more! How do I win? -Fish in the Riverfront North Parks along the Delaware River in Northeast Philly (Pulaski Park, Frankford Boat…

  • We’re Hiring!

    Riverfront North Partnership has a new position open! We are seeking a Greenway Stewardship Assistant. See the job description and the information on the application process below. The deadline to apply is March 4th at 4pm.                               Riverfront North Partnership Greenway…

  • Forest Restoration

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to be embarking on a forest restoration project in the north woods of Pennypack on the Delaware Park. What does ‘forest restoration’ mean? Out with the old, in with the new In a nutshell – we are removing old, dying, invasive trees and replacing them with new trees, native to…

  • Riverfront North Winter Scavenger Hunt

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to announce the Winter 2020 Scavenger Hunt!  Don’t miss your chance to discover one of 5 Riverfront North messages in a bottle! . Participants have the opportunity to win a $20 amazon gift card*. In order to qualify for the gift card, you’ll need to take these next steps: Find…

  • Think BIG

    RIVERFRONT NORTH PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES MINI-GRANT PROGRAM FOR BRIDESBURG COMMUNITY PROJECTS $500 Grants Now Available for Community and Outdoor Projects in Bridesburg Today, Riverfront North Partnership launched the Bridesburg Impact Grants (BIG) program.  This program offers $500 grants for creative and impactful projects in the Bridesburg community. Successful projects will focus on activities that provide opportunities…

  • Top 5 Coolest Birds To See Along Riverfront North

    One of the easiest things to do along the trails and in the parks of Riverfront North is bird watching. Over 250 species of our flying friends have been spotted along the mighty Delaware River in our neck of the woods. Most can be seen with the naked eye right from the main trails (but…

  • Bridesburg Art

    This November, we had a great time with the after-school program children from Bridesburg Recreation Center creating trivets designed with leaves from the site of the future riverfront park in Bridesburg (a former concrete factory). This activity helped the children connect the historical past of the site with the nature of the future park that…