Canoe Launch/Portage Trailhead. Amenities 0.3 mile from launch: Parking for 80+; Flush toilets; Drinking water; Picnic area; Schuylkill River Trail.
The Longford Park landing provides access to the eastern end of the Oakes Reach Canal (0.2 miles from parking lot to the canal put-in) and to the Schuylkill River (0.3 mile from parking lot to river). But, it is more often used in the opposite direction as the river take-out for the “Lock 60 Loop” Portage Trail. Download PDF of the “Lock 60 Loop” Map shown below.
Road Access: 40.128538,-75.484523
River Access: 40.126708,-75.48607
Owner: Montgomery County
Services: Restaurant and canoe/kayak rental livery on Port Providence Road (0.7 mile west along canal). More services along Egypt Rd (2.0+ miles northeast).