Towpath Park and Schuylkill River Trail Access

Fee for renting the Pavilion:  Resident: $100i

Fee for renting the Pavilion:  Resident: $100 or Non-Resident: $150
Towpath Park is located at 1597 New Schuylkill Road (Route 724) in Pottstown, PA. The park features approximately 15 acres of land, picnic tables, grills, restroom facilities, playground equipment, a volleyball net, a reservable picnic pavilion with electricity, a boat launch and access to the Schuylkill River Trail. At the park, you can also view and learn more about the history of the Schuylkill Canal and mule barges that were used to move anthracite coal throughout the region. 
 
You may reserve Towpath Park and its pavilion for your next family celebration or community event. Click on the form at the top of this window if you would like to rent Towpath Park for the day. 
 
Watch for future improvements at Towpath Park, including revitalization of the playgrounds and boat launch. Also being considered are pickleball courts, a skate park and other enhancements.
 
Schuylkill River Trail (SRT) Access
The Schuylkill River Trail is a multi-use regional trail that begins in Philadelphia and runs through Montgomery, Chester, Berks, and Schuylkill counties. When complete, it will span 128 miles through the Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area, paralleling the river from its source in Pottsville to the Delaware River in Philadelphia. Currently 75 miles of the trail are completed, including the section around East Coventry township. You can access the trail at Towpath Park and the Parker Ford parking lot.

Schuylkill River Trail Map

 The Schuylkill River Water Trail also passes right through Towpath Park. At right is a map of this section of the trail.

Schuylkill River Water Trail map