Plan Your Visit

With the 128-mile Schuylkill River as its spine, our Schuylkill River National and State 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.

The links below will help you plan an informed visit to the Schuylkill River which will make for a more enjoyable experience:

  • In Basic Information, gather essential trip planning information.

  • In Directions and Transportation, learn how to get to the Schuylkill River.

  • In Things To Do, find out what the Schuylkill River has to offer and plan your visit according to the activities available.

  • In Calendar, discover special events and programs planned throughout the year.

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