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Executive Director Search
Executive Director Kurt Zwikl is planning to retire in June and the board is seeking a new chief executive to lead the Schuylkill River Heritage Area. Candidates should contact the search firm at email@example.com.
River Dreams: History, Hope & the Imagination
Acclaimed author Beth Kephart told us why she loves the Schuylkill at two special River of the Year talks in October. If you missed her, you can still order her book FLOW, now out in paperback. Learn more
Schuylkill is PA's 2014 River of the Year!
The Schuylkill River is the 2014 River of the Year! Check out these River of the Year events
Scenes of the Schuylkill Art Show Now Over
The 11th Annual Scenes of the Schuylkill featured 82 pieces celebrating the beauty of the region.Learn more
Schuylkill River Heritage Area Blog
Find out what's happening in the Schuylkill River Heritage Area. Read the blog.
Check Out our 2013 Annual Report
Take a moment to review our 2013 Annual Report for an overview of our projects and funding. View report here.
Pedaling through Our National Parks
Pedaling Through Our National Parks: This ride is now over. Thanks to all our participants and volunteers who made this two-day ride so much fun!
Revolutionary War Illustration Exhibit
Our unique, traveling exhibit, Bringing the War of Independence to Life: 19th Century Illustrations of the American Revolution is now over for this year. Check back in the spring for our future plans for this exhibit. Learn more
Schuylkill River Sojourn
The Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn is a 7-day, 112-mile guided canoe/kayak trip down the Schuylkill Learn more.
Pedal and Paddle
Our Pedal and Paddle events are held monthly from May through September. Learn more.
Schuylkill River Trail News
Free Maps! Find out where you can get a free Schuylkill River Trail map.
Trail volunteers needed! We rely on volunteers to maintain the trail in Berks & Schuylkill Counties. Find out how you can help.
Find Unique Gifts
Check out our online River Store for books, artwork, mugs & more. Click here.
Visit the River of Revolutions Interpretive Center
Learn about the role the Schuylkill River played through history. Learn more.
National Park Passport Stamps Available from Schuylkill River Heritage Area offices
Visiting Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area? Document your visit with a National Park Service Passport cancellation stamp, available at our Pottstown headquarters.