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Bridesburg is a small, riverfront neighborhood located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a bit over six miles northeast of downtown Philly and is on the western shore of the Delaware River. It is also known for having significant German, Irish, and Polish communities and several beautiful Catholic churches. Bridesburg is largely a residential community, mostly composed of standalone, single-family homes with a few row homes sprinkled throughout. Non-residential spaces include public schools, several churches and cemeteries, a few restaurants and coffee shops, a post office, a grocery store, and a few transportation companies. Bridesburg also has access to public transportation. 

You will always want to check the weather forecast before you and Fido head out the door as the weather in Bridesburg ranges throughout the year. In the winter, you can experience snowfall, freezing temperatures, and plenty of wind. In the summer, on the other hand, you will experience humid, sunny days!

Terrain in Bridesburg
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
All Artificial
Mostly Artificial
Good Balance
Mostly Natural
All Natural
Artificial
Balanced
Natural
TOPOGRAPHIC RELIEF
Flat
Mostly Flat
Medium
Mostly Hilly
Hilly
Flat
Medium
Hilly
Bridesburg should be a fairly walkable neighborhood for you and your furry friend! First, this community is rather flat, so you and Fido won't have to battle any tough hills during your daily walks. Additionally, with more artificial terrain, there are plenty of wide sidewalks for your use, keeping you safe from oncoming traffic. Unfortunately, there are hardly any trees to keep you and Fido relaxed and shaded during sunny, summer days, so make sure you are both hydrating properly during those summer months. If you and Fido are looking to get away from the urban cityscape and want a more natural environment, you will, unfortunately, have to travel a bit to do so.

The boundaries of Bridesburg include the Delaware Expressway to the northwest, Darkrun Lane to the east, the Delaware River to the south, and Frankford Creek to the west. Richmond Street and Bridge Street seem to be the two major roadways through this neighborhood. 

Greenways in Bridesburg
1 GREENWAYS
Neighborhoods in Philadelphia have an average of:
9 Greenways
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While on a map it may look like Bridesburg has multiple greenways, unfortunately, there is only one public park located in this neighborhood. Other greenways shown on a map are actually cemeteries which your furry friends are not welcome in. The only local park located in Bridesburg is Bridesburg Park, located adjacent to Bridesburg Elementary School. This greenway, which does have some limited public access, is home to several sports facilities like baseball and soccer fields. It also has some general recreation areas.

Other small greenways nearby include Carmella Playground, Gambrel Playground, Moss Playground, American Legion Playground, Lardner's Point Park, Disston Park, Wissinoming Park, Heitzman Playground, and Samuels Playground. Thankfully, the nearest off-leash area isn't too far away from Bridesburg. Monk's Dog Run is located two miles southwest of this neighborhood and is a great location if Fido needs some socializing or to just run off some extra energy! 

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