Officials celebrate Schuylkill River Trail bridge project
March 4, 2018

Officials celebrated a $1 million project to construct a pedestrian bridge for Schuylkill River Trail users over Route 724 in Union Township.

Schuylkill River Greenways unveils pedestrian bridge project in Berks County
March 3, 2018

 As of next year, avid cyclists and hikers will have plenty to look forward to when warm weather makes its return.



On Saturday, Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area celebrated the project initiation of a new Schuylkill River bridge that is expected to dramatically improve safety for those who need to cross Route 724 in Union Township while using the trail.

Schuylkill Breweries Tour To Run From Reading To Phoenixville
February 14, 2018

The tour will pair beer tastings from local breweries with lessons on the area's history and environment. Unfortunately, it's sold out.

DVRPC approves funding for bicycle, pedestrian trail in Kennett
January 27, 2018

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded $7.9 million to 10 local projects – including two in Chester County – in southeastern Pennsylvania through the Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program. Additionally, $4 million will be dedicated to future projects over the next three years.

Study: Rivers getting saltier, compromising water quality
January 8, 2018

Streams and rivers in the United States are getting saltier — and that includes Philadelphia’s Delaware and Schuylkill rivers.

We Can’t Get Enough of the Frozen Schuylkill River
January 5, 2018

It is very cold outside. In case you need any additional evidence of that (other than, you know, the fact that Philly looks like it’s currently inside a snow globe), check out the Schuylkill River. In case you haven’t noticed, it’s frozen.

The Schuylkill River Is Frozen And It Looks Amazing (Photos)
January 3, 2018

Check out some of the best photos of the frozen river that were shared on social media and the are stunning. Send yours in to be featured.

Friends of Hopewell Furnace Invite Public to Discover Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
January 3, 2018

Did you know that you may live in a National Heritage Area? On Sunday, January 14, Deputy Director of the Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area (NHA) Tim Fenchel will present an overview of The Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area and will be able to answer that question.  Sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Furnace, the free program will begin at 2 p.m. in the Hopewell Furnace Conference Room. 

Overall, we're looking to engage our land protection partners throughout the Schuylkill River watershed by providing them with a couple of resources to accelerate land preservation. That includes three different components (listed below). Updating the Sch
December 20, 2017

Up the stairs from grainy black-and-white photos of Olympians and weathered trophies at Vesper Boathouse, Schuylkill Navy rowing company members Paul Laskow, Paul Horvat and Bonnie Mueller stand on a balcony overlooking the Schuylkill River. It’s a perfect December day. The sun’s peeking through Center City, speckling the water in gold. Later on, club members will undoubtedly take advantage of the mild weather for a winter row.

Schuylkill Greenways receives $500,000 for pedestrian bridge over Route 724
December 20, 2017

Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area has been awarded more that $500,000 for the construction of a pedestrian bridge along a Berks County trail.