With the 128-mile Schuylkill River as its spine, our Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area is alive with a remarkable diversity of historic, recreational and cultural attractions. Visitors can shadow the birth of our nation from the fabled landmarks of Philadelphia to the huts and hollows of Valley Forge. Upstream you'll find a wealth of historic places, quaint river towns, parks and access to the river and trails. Learn more about us.

Visit our Schuylkill River Trail Website to explore the region by trail!

Click here to find out where you can pick up one of our free trail maps.


There's always something new to discover. Let the river - and this website - be your guide.

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Borrow a Free Bike!

Logo for Bike SchuylkillBike Pottstown and Bike Schuylkill are free bike share programs in Pottstown, Phoenixville and Hamburg. Learn more at bikeschuylkill.org.

River of Revolutions Interpretive Center

Learn about the role the Schuylkill River played through history. Learn more

Become a Trail Volunteer

We rely on volunteers and trail ambassadors to maintain and provide information and assistance on the Schuylkill River Trail. Learn more

The Circuit

Visit the official website of Greater Philadelphia's Regional Trail Network.

Schuylkill Action Network (SAN)

logo for Schuylkill Action NetworkSAN focuses on protecting Schuylkill River waters.
Visit SAN's Website

National Park Passport Stamps Available in our Pottstown Offices

Visiting the Schuylkill River region? Document your visit with a National Park Service Passport cancellation stamp available at our Pottstown offices.

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Your membership supports the Schuylkill River, the Schuylkill River Trail and all our projects and programs that benefit this region. Donate or learn more

We've Changed Our Name

We changed our name and our logo! Our new name, Schuylkill River Greenways NHA, and the new logo better reflect our mission Learn More

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Sign up for an SRT Spree Trail Clean Up!

The seasonal SRT Ale will return on Earth Day! Help us celebrate during the SRT Spree! Volunteer for one of three trail cleanups, then relax with a FREE SRT Ale at the SRT Spree Festival! Learn more.

Save the Date! Schuylkill River Sojourn!

The 20th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn celebrates 20 years of sojourning from June 2-8, 2018 Learn more

Schuylkill River Restoration Fund

Our 2018 Grant Round is now open for projects that improve the water quality in the Schuylkill River and its tributaries. Learn more

Heritage Area Pedal & Paddles

We're adding more dates and a new locations for our 2018 Pedal & Paddles. Check back soon for 2018 dates. Learn more

Heritage & Hops Brew Tour

On Feb. 24 we had a fantastic tour of four local breweries from Phoenixville to Reading. Learn more

Our Award Winning Water Trail Guide

Our award winning guide features pullout maps and everything you need to know about paddling the Schuylkill. Learn more or purchase a copy

Ride for the River Planned for Sept. 29

Once again this popular ride will feature live music, a free beer and an awesome ride on the SRT! Learn More or register

Scenes of the Schuylkill

Our Scenes of the Schuylkill is now over. Thanks to everyone who visited and all the artists who participated. Learn More

Schuylkill Explorers Program

Our Schuylkill Explorers program introduces student, scouting and community groups to the river's history and environment. Learn more

Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan will guide us for the next 10 years, beginning in 2017. Learn more

Visit the Pottstown RiverWalk

Take a one-mile walk along the river and through the woods, and visit interpretive stations to learn about the ecosystem of the region. Learn more.

Economic Impact Study

Check out the results of a 2016 Economic Impact Study that found the Schuylkill River Heritage Area generates $590 million in economic impact to the region. Read study

Schuylkill River Heritage Area Blog

Find out what's happening in the Schuylkill River Greenways NHA. Read the blog.

We Have a Girl Scout Patch!

The patch encourages Girl Scouts of all ages to explore the region, learn about its history and protect the environment. Learn more.