Water Trail Alert:
CAUTION: A tree has fallen into the river left opening of the Titus Wing Dam (at River Mile 71.3), causing a hazardous strainer situation in this strong current. Until this hazard is removed, DO NOT attempt to run this chute! Portage on river right around the dam. (February 22, 2023)
Join this special Pedal & Paddle round-trip adventure for an evening of bikes, boats and heritage at Lock 60 in Mont Clare.
Must be 16 or older to participate. This event is limited to 15 participants.
Participants will learn about the canal, the locktender’s house, and Lock 60, which is the only restored, operating lock remaining of the Schuylkill Navigation System. The group will then have about a 4-mile bike ride along the Schuylkill River Trail. The ride will be lead by Take It Outdoors and participants will use bicycles from the free Pottstown-based bike share program.
Then Take It Outdoors will give a brief introduction to kayaking before participants finish the night with a kayaking loop that begins on the river and returns via the canal led by Take It Outdoors.
Food will be provided. All gear, such as bicycles and boats, are included. If you have a special request for a boat, please contact Take It Outdoors Adventures directly at t the email email@example.com or call 610-656-3969. Certified guides will lead the group bike ride and paddle.
All participants will be required to wear the provided personal flotation device. Regardless of skill level, everyone will receive a safety briefing before beginning the excursion. Participants must register in advance. A meal, guides, bike, boat and all other gear are included with each registration. The cost is $43 per person.
All participants will need to sign a Schuylkill River Greenways Waiver and a Take It Outdoors Adventures Waiver. Parents or guardians will need to complete the waiver for anyone under 18 years old. These waivers can be signed electronically, and MUST be completed by noon on July 21, 2021. If you don’t sign the electronic waivers by this time, you will need to complete them in person on the day of the event. Anyone who doesn’t complete the waivers will not be able to participate.