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Schuylkill River Trail Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104
+1 215-222-6030
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Present, Past & Future Along the Trail

This is a particularly busy trail. Hundreds of condos, homes, businesses, schools and apartment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tetor22
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Southampton, Pennsylvania
Walk, jog, bike...nice

Built along the river and in parts right on top of the river, it's a lovely journey along a... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
CaliforniaFellow
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Healdsburg, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a particularly busy trail. Hundreds of condos, homes, businesses, schools and apartment buildings are within easy reach of the trail path. In addition, it is near an important juncture of public transportation. If taking AMTRAK or SEPTA, and exiting from the main 30th...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Built along the river and in parts right on top of the river, it's a lovely journey along a historic river. There are many signs that explain the history of the area. Very relaxing...and informative.

Thank CaliforniaFellow
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This river walk trail is definitely Philadelphia. This part of trail was built in 2014, connecting not only center city together with west Philly, but connecting people from nearby colleges such as Drexel and Penn where young joggers and bikers rules the trail, as well...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The Schuylkill Banks Broadwalk is an extension of the Schuylkill River Trail, Philadelphia. Opened in October 2014 the Broadwalk (cast concrete) is 2,000ft long, 15ft wide & set away from the riverbank by some 50ft or so giving a sort of "on/over the water" walking...More

Thank Gregory O
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I decided to explore these walking trails since I had always looked down from the Philadelphia Museum up high, thus missing the energy exploding around the paths and pavilions down below. I parked my car in the PMA’s garage, walked down the impressive stairs between...More

1  Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

This trail is so nice! There are many access points to it. It is fairly flat and all blacktop. The trail is wide for everyone to enjoy with bikes, walking or running. The scenery of the river is very enjoyable! There a lot of people...More

Thank Nelli013
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Nice walk. Little things like sand areas and playground and rail road tracks. Very scenic. Not smelly like the NYC east river is. Very nice walk with my bf. I would suggest a bike lane bc they seem to need to bypass ppl when they...More

Thank Cara W
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I spent a brisk, autumnal morning biking the trail and felt like I tapped into the heartbeat of the city. There's nothing like seeing all the rowers out on the river, going by all the row houses, and seeing the variety of people that make...More

1  Thank SarahElizabethSch
Reviewed 22 October 2012

Like many older cities in the U.S., Philadelphia is situated along a river, actually two, the other being the Delaware River. Of the two, the Schuylkill retains more of its natural beauty, because city fathers long ago turned acreage along the river into a park...More

2  Thank possum1167
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Along the Schuylkill River that runs through Philadelphia, the city has made a great trail for biking, walking and jogging. The trail runs for over 130miles from center city towards Valley Forge and far beyond that. Behind the Museum of Art in Philly you find...More

2  Thank Trixie97
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