Welcome to the Schuylkill River Trail, a multi-use trail in Southeastern Pennsylvania with a projected length of almost 130 miles. There are currently over 60 miles complete in sections, including a 30-plus mile stretch from Philadelphia to Parkerford. The trail breaks off in Parkerford and picks up again in Pottstown where it continues for about 20 miles to Reading. From there, cyclists can follow a 20-mile signed on-road route to Hamburg. In Hamburg, trail users can access a scenic seven-mile stretch to Auburn in Schuylkill County.
The Valley Forge Casino Resort is the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort with live table games and all the latest and greatest slot machines. A luxurious and exciting casino floor features 600 of the latest and most popular slot machines, along with 50 of the best table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Pai Gow Poker and Baccarat.
Valley Forge National Historical Park is nationally significant as the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army under General George Washington. Few places evoke the spirit of patriotism and independence, represent individual and collective sacrifice, or demonstrate the resolve, tenacity and determination of the people of the United States to be free as does Valley Forge. The historic landscapes, structures, objects, and archeological and natural resources at Valley Forge are tangible links to one of the most defining events in our nation’s history.
Warwick County Park offers numerous trails and meadows that offer bountiful opportunities for hiking, biking, bird watching or bring your horse to ride. The day use area offers pavilions and playground areas. The Horse-Shoe Trail is 3.06 miles and passes east to west from Coventryville Road to Hill Road. It meanders along the scenic French Creek, through a historic forest, and into the day use area.
The 18-hole "Wyncote" course features 7,012 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72; the course rating is 74.0 and it has a slope rating of 130 on Bent grass. Designed by Brian T. Ault, ASGCA, the Wyncote golf course opened in 1993. James S. Pepple manages the course as the President.
While you’re here…
There’s much to do in the Brandywine Valley but if you’re looking for a day trip, then nearby Philadelphia has a wealth of museums, activities and history appealing to all ages.