The River Trail Gateway reveals an unparalleled and previously hidden view of Smith Run’s forested glen, includes a trail side gathering area, adds a bike rack and new signage, and weaves stone, metal and landscaping together to create our new entrance on the Schuylkill River Trail. Join us to officially dedicate this stunning connection.
Location: Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Celebrate the Schuylkill River Trail with bikes, beer and live music! Ride from Pottstown to Reading OR from Pottstown to Union Township and back along the Schuylkill River Trail, then kick back and relax at the Sly Fox Brewery's annual Can Jam Festival featuring great food, Sly Fox beer and eight hours of live music. All proceeds benefit the Schuylkill River Trail. All riders receive voucher for free food and one free beer! Fully stocked rest stops! Ride support! Complimentary pre-ride bike safety checks! Well marked route!
Are you up for the Walnut2Walnut River Challenge? Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at Schuylkill Banks and ends at Independence Seaport Museum's boat basin.
The challenge course offers spectacular views of the city, while traveling almost fifteen miles along both rivers. The Walnut2Walnut River Challenge is suitable for all skill levels, so whether you are an experienced rower or looking for a new way to get in touch with Philadelphia’s waterways, this event is for you!