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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

8601 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia , PA , 19153
Phone: 215-365-3118
39° 53' 29.7132" N, 75° 15' 25.578" W
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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.
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