Directions & Contact Info

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Contact Us 

 

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum 
8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19153 
215-365-3118 office 
215-365-2846 fax 
johnheinznwr@fws.gov 

 

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Directions 

 

There are two entrances to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. The eastern entrance to the refuge is located at 86th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard in Southwest Philadelphia, and provides access to the Visitor Center, walking trails, fishing access points, and wildlife observation structures. The western entrance is on Route 420, just north of I-95, and provides access to walking trails and fishing access. 

 

Public Transportation to the Visitor Center  

SEPTA Bus: Take Route 37 and 108 buses to 84th St. and Lindbergh Blvd. The Visitor Center is approximately 0.5 miles from the bus stop.  

SEPTA Regional Rail Take the Airport Line to Eastwick Station. The Visitor Center is approximately 1 mile from the train station.  

 

Driving 

From the South on I-95 

  • Traveling on I-95 North, take Exit 10 (on to Rt. 291)  

  • At the first light, turn left onto Bartram Ave. 

 
  • At the fifth light, turn left onto 84th St. 

  • At the second light, turn left onto Lindbergh Blvd. 

  • Follow Lindbergh Blvd. and at the stop sign, make a right turn into the refuge 

 

From the North on I-95 

  • Traveling on I-95 South, take Exit 14 (Bartram Ave.) 

 
  • At the fifth light turn, right onto 84th St. 

  • At the second light make a left onto Lindbergh Blvd. 

  • Follow Lindbergh Blvd. and at the stop sign, make a right turn into the refuge 

 

From City Line, 30th Street, University City Area of Philadelphia 

  • Traveling on I-76 East, stay in left lane, following signs for Rt. 291 West 

 
  • At the light, turn right onto Rt. 291 West and go over the Platt Bridge 

  • Stay in the left lane as you come off the bridge (do not go on to I-95 South) 

  • Bear right onto Island Ave. 

  • At the first traffic light, turn left onto Bartram Ave. 

  • At the first traffic lightturn right onto 84th St. 

 
  • At the second traffic lightturn left onto Lindbergh Blvd. 

  • Follow Lindbergh Blvd. and at the stop sign, make a right turn into the refuge