Fall Foliage Along the Green Ribbon Trail

Fall nature-lovers at Fort Washington State Park enjoy the Green Ribbon Trail, a 2.5-mile pathway that, this time of year, is dressed in brilliant hues that are just about any color other than green. The sparkly waters of the Wissahickon Creek make a visit even more magical.

Fort Washington State Park is great for an afternoon out with the family. The park has more than 300 picnic tables to enjoy a packed lunch. Fishermen can angle for catfish, carp and panfish. A softball field and nine-hole disc golf course are also available.

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Fort Washington - Playhouse

Side Trip: Act II Playhouse

56 E. Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

Less than 10 minutes' drive from the park is this active theater, where live performances include musicals, stand-up and singers in every genre.

Fall Foliage - Fort Washington - Blue Bell

Where to Eat: Blue Bell Inn

601 W. Skippack Pk
Blue Bell, PA 19422

The park's proximity to Route 73 makes dining here an easy run. The setting is historic but casual, and the roasted half duck with brown sugar bourbon glaze is fantastic.

Fall Foliage - Fort Washington - Dave and Busters

Family Fun Stop: Dave & Buster's

500 W. Germantown Pk
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Burgers, chicken wings, tacos and an abundance of arcade games. What more could a kid ask for?


Hotels Near Fort Washington State Park

With more than 60 hotels spread throughout the county, you are never far from a good night's rest. The following hotels are just a short drive from Fort Washington State Park and are ready to accommodate you.

Fort Washington - Hilton Garden Inn - Fort Washington Philadelphia

Hilton Garden Inn - Fort Washington Philadelphia

530 Pennsylvania Ave
Ft Washington, PA 19034
Distance: 1 Mile

Fort Washington's newest hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center, and 24-hour business center. All rooms equipped with refrigerators, microwave ovens and coffee makers. 3,000 square-feet of meeting space available. 

Fort Washington - Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting

Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting

651 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles

The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory.

Fort Washington - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Philadelphia West

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Philadelphia West

640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles

The 253 spacious suites feature a living room, separate master bedroom, wet bar, coffee maker and refrigerator. Amenities include a pool, sun deck, whirlpool, sauna and exercise room, and the Brandywine Hunt Club & Grille.

Fort Washington - Hampton Inn - Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

Hampton Inn - Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

2055 Chemical Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles

136 rooms. Features complimentary hot breakfast buffet, restaurant and fitness room on-site. Conveniently located, with additional dining and shopping within walking distance. Internet access, HBO, USA Today and local calls. Group rates and Hilton Honors Rewards. 

Evansburg - Hyatt House Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

Hyatt House Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

501 E Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Distance: 6 Miles

Conveniently located 2 miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike the HYATT HouseTM offers hotel accommodations with a residential atmosphere in all of our 131 guest suites. Book your next reservation and enjoy complimentary breakfast & Wi-Fi. 

Fort Washington - Philadelphia Marriott West


111 Crawford Ave
W. Conshohocken, PA 19428
Distance: 8 Miles

286 rooms. Located only a few miles from Philadelphia, Valley Forge, and Villanova; the Philadelphia Marriott West accommodates leisure travelers, business functions and social events. Enjoy contemporary style at this Marriott hotel.

Fort Washington - Hampton Inn - Willow Grove

Hampton Inn - Willow Grove

1500 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA 19464
Distance: 9 Miles

Welcome to the Hampton Inn Philadelphia/Willow Grove hotel. Located just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 276), our hotel is adjacent to the Willow Grove-Horsham business parks. 

Evansburg - Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center

Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center

1401 Morris Rd
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Distance: 9 Miles

Historic property features 141 luxurious hotel rooms and suites, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms, two ballrooms, casual restaurant, championship golf and other recreational facilities.