Open Spaces


Penn Wynne Park

Penn Wynne Park is a ten-acre park on Manoa Road along the banks of Indian Creek that was created in 1958. The park has two playground areas, four tennis courts, a comfort station, a picnic area and a basketball court. Wooded areas are approved for on-leash dog walking. The baseball diamond and playing fields are used extensively by Lower Merion’s Little League and Soccer Club.

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Wynnewood Valley Park

Wynnewood Valley Park on Remington Road has two playground areas, two tennis courts, a comfort station and a basketball court in addition to walking trails through the woods and along the stream. The park’s complex ecology attracts a wide variety of wildlife, and serves as pastoral oasis for neighbors from miles around. The park is home to the Lower Merion Sensory Garden (see below) and hosts Penn Wynne’s Earth Day celebration and Summer Hummer concert series.

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Powder Mill Park

Powder Mill Park, at the intersection of Powder Mill Lane and Remington Road in Haverford Township, is a picturesque destination on the banks of Cobb’s Creek. In addition to a playground, basketball court and lots of open field space, the park is the starting point for a scenic hiking trail along the creek that stretches to Johnson Road.

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Carroll Park is a charming neighborhood pocket park on the border of Lower Merion and Haverford Townships. There is a walking path that begins in the back corner of the park following the ridgeline above Cobbs Creek, which affords access to the undeveloped public land between the creek and the Norristown High Speed Line.