Sitting next to the Reynolds' Dog Park near the canal in Upper Providence Township, Schuylkill River Trailhead at…More Port Providence features plenty of free parking along with restrooms and trail information. From this point, it's 26.5 miles to Philadelphia.
Part of the Schuylkill River Trail, which when complete will extend from Philadelphia to Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, spanning 114.5 miles, this is a new addition to the trailheads in Montgomery County. A variety of different organizations banded together to make what used to be a short, choppy trail into a popular route for joggers and cyclists. The entire trail is a state heritage area recognized by the U.S. Congress.