Schuylkill River Trail: Pottstown to Reading
The northern and most rural portion of the Schuylkill River Trail, this section of the route immerses trail users in a beautiful landscape, passes through charming small towns and offers the opportunity to visit historic sites. Follow scenic country roads, stop to enjoy restaurants and cafes and lose yourself in the beauty of Montgomery and Berks counties.
Route 93 bus from Norristown to Montgomery County Community College, directly across from the trailhead at the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.
Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
Visit http://pottstownarearapidtransit.com/ and see their maps and schedules in their Ride Guide.
Bieber Tourways operates intercity bus service between Reading, Pottsville, Norristown and Philadelphia, giving good access to the end points of this tour. Visit their website at
Numerous local routes in Reading and its suburbs are provided by BARTA, including several routes with serve RACC
The SRT currently ends at the Pottstown Trailhead at the headquarters of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.
Bike Pottstown/Bike Schuylkill Bike Share provides free bicycle rentals to use the trail. Visit www.bikeschuylkill.org for details
There are trailheads at several locations, as well other crossings of back roads:
Pottstown Riverfront Trailhead
Keystone Blvd. Trailhead
Grosstown Road Trailhead
Angstadt Lane Trailhead
Brentwood Trailhead along Route 10
The RACC Trailhead in Reading