East Park Canoe House
Boat ramp. Parking for 87+. Public restrooms. Drinking water. Schuylkill River Trail. Picnic area. East Fairmount Park attractions.
The paddlers’ access is the small concrete boat ramp between the East Park Boathouse (Temple University) and Gillin Boathouse (Saint Joseph’s University and Prep School). Always give these rowing teams a wide berth on the water and at the docks. The Philadelphia Police Marine Unit also operates out of here, in the shadow of iconic Strawberry Mansion Bridge.
Street Access: 39.992737,-75.193736
River Access: 39.993249,-75.194388
Owner: City of Philadelphia
Services: Closest services are on and off Ridge Avenue in the East Falls neighborhood (1.5+ miles north).