Lock 60, Schuylkill Canal Park
Home to the stunning Holiday Luminaria in mid-December and the boisterous Canal Day in June, Schuylkill Canal Park offers history woven with entertainment and nature. Constructed in 1846, the lock reopened in 2005. Canoers and kayakers can paddle a five-mile loop in Port Providence, and walking trails abound on the site.
- Fax: 610-917-8030
- Hours: Daily, sunrise - 10pm
- Handicap Accessible: Flat surfaces and paved areas
- Founding Date: 1846
- What makes this community special?: With canoeing, cycling, hiking, geocaching, cross-country skiing and running as well as beautiful scenery, the park is a perfect place to spend some time.
- Parking: Free lot
- Are there any interesting facts about this location?: The Schuylkill Canal Association received the county's first grant for heritage corridor implementation.
- Features: Benches, Picnic tables
- Services: Restrooms
- Restrictions: No alcohol
- Wi-Fi: None
- Number of trails: 2
- Average trail length: 5
- Trail types: Cross-country skiing, Hiking, Mountain biking, Paved
- Scenic views: Yes
- What is the best time of year and day to explore the trails?: Spring, summer and fall