2014 River of the Year Fairs & Festivals Kid Friendly Activities Running & Jogging Paddling Canal Day

Operating Hours/Cost
$5 donation, children 12 and under free.

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM at Schuylkill Canal Lock 60 & St. Michael's Park. Come out to enjoy a day of family-oriented fun along the Schuylkill Canal. The event includes food, music,

kids’ games and crafts, competitive activities such as the Denny Porrini Memorial Trail Run, Horseshoe Tournament, the Canoe/Kayak 5-Mile Water Trail Race, and the world renowned Canal Joust.

Parking is at St. Michael’s Park in Mont Clare. Please be advised, Towpath Road will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 8:30 am until 4:00 pm; a handicap-

accessible shuttle bus will bring people back and forth, free-of-charge, from the parking area all day.

All ages; suggested donation $5 per person, children 12 & under are free.

Lock 60 and the Schuylkill Canal Park see approximately 25,000 visitors each year who come to fish, paddle, hike, picnic, jog, and more. The area is managed by the hard-working volunteers of the Schuylkill Canal Association (SCA) and on the last Sunday of every June, the non-profit organization holds its annual fundraiser, Canal Day, to raise money that goes toward its operating budget.

Contact Information
400 Towpath Rd.
Mont Clare, PA 19453

phone: (610) 917-0021

website: Visit Official Web Site
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Admission Fee

Restaurant & Lodging
Valley Forge Visitors Bureau

Lock 60 on the Schuylkill Canal 400 Towpath Rd. Mont Clare, PA 19453 See official website for directions.

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