As a result of the restoration and protection efforts in the Schuylkill River Watershed over the years, recreational use has increased remarkably. The newly formed Recreation Workgroup was created to engage recreational users in becoming better stewards to the environment. This includes changing the public perspective on the Schuylkill River, from a once heavily polluted river to a significantly cleaner and safer recreational resource.

Workgroup Chair: Tim Fenchel, Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area


Sojourn Steward

Every year in June, Schuylkill River Greenways (SRG) hosts the annual Schuylkill River Sojourn. The SAN sponsors an individual to participate in the sojourn and complete a stewardship activity while kayaking the Schuylkill River.

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The Schuylkill River Trail won the USA Today Best Urban Trail in 2015.