Due to SEPTA work on the trail in Conshohocken starting May 30th, there will be a detour in place on the Schuylkill River Trail until at least June 9th. Please follow all signs, for your safety.
About the 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. The trail is a popular destination for biking, rollerblading, jogging, and walking. It is recognized as a National Recreation Trail by the U.S. Department of Interior’s National Trails System.
Once the remaining Pottstown portion of the trail is completed, 22.5 miles of the trail will pass through the county. Chester County is moving forward with its portion of the project, which will eventually result in the completion of a 60-mile continuous portion from Philadelphia to Reading. The long-range goal is a 115-mile trail from Pottsville in Schuylkill County to Philadelphia.
- Length: 18 existing miles
- Width: 10-12 feet
- Surface: Asphalt
- Activities: Biking, walking, jogging, rollerblading