Schuylkill River Trail: Pottstown to Reading

Pottstown to Reading Montgomery and Berks Counties
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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.

Public Transit


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 and see their maps and schedules in their Ride Guide.

Bieber Tourways

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 for details

Vehicle Parking

There are trailheads at several locations, as well other crossings of back roads:
Pottstown Riverfront Trailhead
40.243638, -75.653319

Keystone Blvd. Trailhead
40.245147, -75.660531

Grosstown Road Trailhead
40.244263, -75.690669

Union Township
40.258524, -75.781986

Angstadt Lane Trailhead
40.301122, -75.900003

Brentwood Trailhead along Route 10
40.301122, -75.900003

The RACC Trailhead in Reading
40.329383, -75.937041