Bridgeport Access

Canoe launch. Portage put-in. Parking for 23+. Drinking water. Picnic area.

To complete the portage around the Norristown Dam, re-enter the river here after the 0.2 mile carry on Water Street from the Upper Merion Boathouse (see “◊◊ Norristown Dam”  for portage path and additional hazard guidance).

The put-in is only about 100 yds past the Frosty Falls ice cream shop. See map above and GPS coordinates below:
Street Access: 40.108997, -75.346285
River Access: 40.109186,-75.346217

Owner: Bridgeport Borough

Services: Food and water is available at the take-out restaurant mentioned above. Other services are available in Bridgeport (0.2+ mile southeast) and across the river in Norristown (0.6+ mile northeast).