Pedestrian Walkway

The Ben Franklin Bridge Pedestrian Walkway offers a picturesque route for walkers, runners and cyclists between Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey.

In Philadelphia, access to the walkway is located at 5th and Race Street, across the street from the U.S. Mint. In New Jersey, the walkway can be accessed at 4th and Pearl Street. The walkway is open daily, weather permitting, from 6 a.m - 8 p.m. October 1 - April 30 and 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. May 1 - September 30.


Philadelphia Entrance
5th and Race Streets

Camden Entrance
4th and Pearl Streets


South Walkway: CLOSED
North Walkway: OPEN

The North Walkway open daily while South Walkway is closed for bridge construction. Learn more.



  • Use caution and cross at your own risk. Be alert for others including maintenance crews at work, cyclists and runners.
  • Cyclists yield to pedestrians and use audible warnings.
  • Leashed pets welcome. Please clean up after your pet.
  • A portable toilet is available at the south entrance in Philadelphia.
  • Photography & filming for commercial use require approval. To learn more, click here.
  • On-street metered parking is available in the area of the walkway entrances.

Strictly Prohibited:

  • Blocking footwalk
  • Alcohol
  • Defacing property
  • Climbing
  • Attaching or throwing objects
  • Banners and signs
  • Skating or skateboarding
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Drones

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