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Sunday, July 19, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Canoe/Kayak Float

Canoe/Kayak Float 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, LTH Open 3:00-4:00 PM

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030

Paddlers will meet in the boat launch parking lot at Lock 60 at 1:00 p.m. and will paddle 2.5 miles down the Schuylkill River, portage about 200 yards to the canal, and paddle up the canal to Lock 60. The paddle takes approximately 2 hours, depending on stops.  

Come and enjoy the afternoon free of charge; however, donations will gladly be accepted.

Children of all ages can join in with adult supervision. Life jackets are required.

To register or for more information and/or directions, please call (610) 917-8030.

Sunday, August 16th Crayfish Trap Workshop 

10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Crayfish Trap Workshop (fee): Ages: 8 and up with an adult. Participants will meet at Lock 60 in Mont Clare by 10:00 a.m. and meet at the Locktender’s House. SCA will provide materials and assistance to build a crayfish trap and review the pertinent PA Fish and Game Commission regulations. There is a $15 fee for materials for each trap and pre-registration is required.


Sunday, September 20th, 1 to 4 PM

Geology Walk

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030

Join SCA’s Dave Williams for a guided walk to geology along the Schuylkill River and ravines. Dave will point out faults, fossils, and more. Weather permitting, this is a moderately difficult 1.5 hour hike up the first ravine, up a steep hill, along the bluffs, then down a narrow trail, and back to Lock 60 along the Schuylkill River. Meet at Locktender’s House. Children 8 and up with adult supervision. Free of charge; however, donations will gladly be accepted.

To register or for more information and/or directions, please call (610) 917-8030.

Sunday, October 18th, 1:00 AM to 4 PM

Bark in the Park

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030

The SCA invites the community to its first annual dog event.  Bark in the Park is going to be an all-day event that will kick off at 1 PM with a Dog Walk. The Dog Walk will give participants a tour of Schuylkill Canal Park’s lovely trails and history. Following that, the fun will begin, with Free Demonstrations and Seminars, and of course the Dog Contests! Children welcome with adult supervision. Free of charge; however, donations will gladly be accepted.

To register or for more information and/or directions, please call (610) 917-8030.


Sunday, November 15th, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Open House

SCA Members and Volunteers Thanksgiving

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030

We welcome members and volunteers to a light buffet and presentation to review SCA’s past year accomplishments and discuss plans for 2016.

Ages: 10 and up with an adult, pre-registration required, meet at Locktender’s House.



NOTE: The event is cancelled only if there is a steady downpour of rain or snow. The magnificent light display is even more mystical if there is a slight drizzle, misty fog or a few inches of snow, truly creating a beautiful holiday scene.

For additional information, call (610) 917-0021 or visit www.schuylkillcanal.org.



Where is the Schuylkill Canal?


Information from Montgomery County on the Towpath Restoration 

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THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE OUR 33rd ANNUAL CANAL DAY A SUCCESS!

Click here to see the 2015 Schuylkill River Trail Run Race Results


Canoe Race Results
1rst Julia Ewung and Judy Jeanes from Devon, PA 31:29
2nd Dick Leone 35:34
3rd Michael Swavola 37:51

Kayak Race
1rst Dan Johnson from P.ville 38:03
2nd Debra Witowski 38:10
3rd Mark Nevenglosky 38:30






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