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Philly Love Notes is a collection of reminders. There is too much in the city that is forgotten or overlooked. This site seeks to rediscover those places — to remind the city, and us, that it is loved.
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Favorite spot: Strawberry Mansion Bridge to Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park
Neighborhood: Fairmount Park
Address: No address
I am: a runner, a plane nerd, and online marketing manager at Philadelphia Runner
Years in Philly: 2
Current Home: Fairmount
My love note: My favorite spot in Philadelphia is this inconspicuous trail just west of the Strawberry Mansion Bridge. There is no better way for me to unwind after a long day than with an evening run, right before sunset, over the Strawberry Mansion Bridge and into the woods of Fairmount Park. As you go further down the trail the car noise subsides and you can forget that you are surrounded by the sixth largest city in the country on all sides. It’s a surreal experience that is unmatched by any other urban park in the country. To me, it’s a hidden gem in a city with many of them.
Posted on June 8, 2012 by