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Schuylkill River Trail Update: Bartram’s Mile Design Workshop May 14th

Skip to the Bartram’s Mile Before/After Concept Sketch gallery we’ve included below if you must, but do consider this Thursday’s event please. Here’s why: As some […]


Video of a Schuylkill River Ice Breaker Is Oddly Therapeutic

We can’t get enough of the frozen Schuylkill River. Yesterday, it was a stunning drone video that gracefully hovered over the Hidden River. Today, we […]

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Schuylkill River Trail Is Getting Its Own Beer

Well, this is pretty sweet. Or, er, hoppy. Pottstown-based Sly Fox Beer is releasing a special beer later this spring to benefit the Schuylkill River Trail. It’s […]


The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk Extension Opens Next Month

The Schuylkill River Trail is finally getting its long-awaited extension in the form a 2,000-foot-long boardwalk addition set to link the trail, which normally ends on Locust Street, […]

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Will the Schuylkill River Trail Near the Art Museum Be Closed During Made in America?

A reader wondered this morning on Twitter if the Schuylkill River Trail—the part that splits and goes on the Kelly Drive side of the Art […]

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Biker Uses Facebook to Find Person Who Saved His Life

  Proof that Facebook isn’t always the worst: On May 31st, a man suffered a heart attack while biking along the Schuylkill River Trail. Luckily, […]

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Wireless Counters Coming to Area Trails to Track Usage

PlanPhilly has the scoop on a slew of fancy new wireless counters that will debut along 12 area trails this spring. The goal is to […]

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Should You Run the Schuylkill Trail This Weekend? Snow Warnings Linger

You may have looked at the sun-filled weekend weather forecast and already dreamt about your glorious long run on the Schuylkill River Trail (rocking out […]

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This Is SO Cool: Map Shows the Most-Used Running Spots in Philly

No, it’s not remotely surprising, but it’s still super cool to see. According to a pretty new map, which aggregated running-route data collected by the app […]

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Vote Now: Schuylkill in Running for Pennsylvania River of the Year

I’m not entirely sure how much of an honor it is for a river to be named “Pennsylvania River of the Year,” but for what […]

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Oh Look, the Schuylkill Bridges Got Pretty New Lights

For the first time since 1999, several main Schuylkill River bridges have been re-lit, this time with natty new LED lights. Walnut, Market, JFK, and […]