Primitive campsite. No road access, parking, electricity, water, or toilet. Paddle, pedal, or hike in. Schuylkill River Trail.
The Fred J. Doberstein Overlook Campsite, perched above the river, is a public, first-come-first-served wooded site with a stone fire ring, picnic tables, and space for 2 to 4 tents. There is access from the river via a path and wooden staircase (an Eagle Scout project) and also from the Schuylkill River Trail, which runs right along its southern edge. Please carry out trash, do not cut standing trees, and limit your stay to a maximum of 2 nights.
River and Trail Access: 40.259446, -75.748010
Owner: Schuylkill River Greenways NHA
Services: Restaurant at entrance to Union Meadows Park (1.8 miles west) and more services in Birdsboro (3.8 miles west)