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)
The Schuylkill River Greenways map is divided by Trailheads, Trail Towns and Places to Visit.
TIO is more than just an outfitter, they are a non-profit, recreation partner with Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area.
Take it Outdoors offers kayak rentals and shuttles from Riverfront Park in Pottstown in addition to maintaining the free bikeshare program.
Come to Riverfront Park in the summer (from Memorial Day to Labor Day) and you will find plenty of activity at TIO’s Headquarters. you can’t miss the big green container with a custom mural along the side just at the entrance to the SRT from the park. With group paddles, kayak rentals, free bikes, and more, Take it Outdoors Adventures is a great destination for outdoor activity. You can rent a kayak, and the TIO team will shuttle you upriver, giving you plenty of time to explore the area as you kayak back to Pottstown.
Organized guided group adventures include:
The Take it Outdoors team is ready to help you connect to the river, under the leadership of Noah Phillips who has worked with Take it Outdoors for over twelve years and became its full-time director in 2020. His goal for Take it Outdoors has always been to see more people paddle the Schuylkill River and learn of its overlooked recreational value. From running weekend shuttles to guiding overnight trips, you will find Noah involved in all aspects of Take it Outdoors.