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The Schuylkill River Greenways map is divided by Trailheads, Trail Towns and Places to Visit.
The Black Rock Dam is a low head dam in the Schuylkill River. Originally constructed as a stone filled, timber crib dam in the early 19th century by the Schuylkill Navigation Company, the dam was one of dozens built to create slack water pools for the Schuylkill Navigation System. The dam is located between Phoenixville and Mont Clare. In 2008, as part of a project to restore the migratory American shad to the Schuylkill, a fish ladder was added to the dam on the Chester County side. During construction, remnants of the Chester County Canal feeder lock were uncovered and documented by an archeologist.