Richard Wall House, a house is listed on State and National Registers of Historic Places; had the distinction of being the oldest Pennsylvania house in continuous residence until rehabilitation work began
High School Park, an 11-acre park with four distinct ecosystems; was the original grounds of Cheltenham High School and became a township park in 1996 after the building burned down
Toward the western end of Elkins Park is Pennsylvania Route 611 (Old York Road). In Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Route 73 runs along Township Line Road, mostly marking the border between Cheltenham and Abington townships.
In the AMCperiod drama television series Mad Men, the character Betty Draper was raised in the "tiny Philadelphia suburb of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania". During the show's second season, Betty's father has a series of strokes, and is taken to "Elkins Park Hospital" in the script. This would have actually been the former Rolling Hill Hospital, which opened in 1953, and is now known as Mossrehab and Einstein at Elkins Park, part of the Einstein Healthcare Network.