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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum

8601 Lindbergh Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19153

CALL:  (215) 365-3118
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The John Heinz NWR at Tinicum, America's First Urban Refuge is located in Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania about 1 mile from Philadelphia International Airport. The refuge was established by an act of Congress in 1972 to protect the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania; approximately 200 acres. When acquisition is complete, it will consist of 1000 acres of varied habitats.

The Refuge trails are open daily from sunrise to sundown. The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.



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Free Family Fishing Nights at John Heinz NWR

Thursday, 5/23

The PA Fish & Boat Commission's Gaun First Catch Center staff will be out to assist the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum with their Free Family Fishing Nights. The nights...MORE »