How long is Schuylkill trail?
The Schuylkill River Trail in Montgomery County is an 18-mile, multi-use trail that runs from Philadelphia to Mont Clare. It was built on the Pennsylvania Railroad right of way and parallels the scenic Schuylkill River as it passes through various townships and boroughs.
Where does the Schuylkill River Trail begin and end?
This recreational path runs along the Schuylkill River from Center City Philadelphia, through Valley Forge National Historical Park in Montgomery County and ends in Parker Ford, PA. The 30-mile trail is a favorite for bicycle clubs, families, runners and walkers.
Is the Schuylkill River Trail safe?
A great safe place to run, bike, walk, whatever on an 8.4 mile loop around the Schuylkill River. Bathrooms, water fountains, and parking at Lloyd Hall, and parking, portajohns, and water bottle filling stations/fountains scattered about the loop.
Is Schuylkill River Trail open?
OPERATING HOURS. The Schuylkill River Trail is open every day of the week from sunrise to sunset.
Are there bathrooms on the Schuylkill River Trail?
Trail map. A composting restroom is located on the trail just south of Walnut Street.
Does the Chester Valley Trail connect to the Schuylkill River Trail?
The Chester Valley Trail will generally follow a now-abandoned rail corridor and will connect Chester County’s Struble Trail in Exton with Montgomery County’s Schuylkill River Trail in Norristown.
Can you swim in the Schuylkill River?
Swimming and bathing in rivers, streams, and waterways in Philadelphia is not permitted under city ordinance. Both the Delaware River and the Schuylkill are tidal rivers, with strong undercurrents, and, at least around the city’s perimers, their water is too dirty for swimming or fishing.
Is Chester County trail open?
Hours of operation are daily from 8 a.m. to sunset. In icy/snowy conditions the trail may be closed until parking and access areas are addressed.