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Kayaking Drop in Locations Schuylkill River- Philadelphia

Kayaking the Schuylkill River In Philadelphia

Drop-in Locations

Bartram’s Garden- RM 5

GPS (Lat/Long): 39.936018, -75.207666
Seasonal Access**- Call 215-729-5281 for information on launching on landing
https://bartramsgarden.org/visit/directions/


Schuylkill Banks RM 7

**Seasonal Access- Call 215-309-5523 for more information on launching & landing.
GPS (Lat/Long) 39.951581, -75.18114
***When Paddling this section be aware of larger boats, limited access & TIDES.



Lloyd Hall

Call 215-685-3936 for Access-
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY⇑
GPS (Lat/Long)- 39.68867, -75.184670

https://schuylkillrivertrail.com/trail_heads/lloyd-hall/
***NOTE: From Lloyd Hall, because of Fairmount Dam a vehicular portage of 1.5 miles. It is also a 0.2-mile kayak carry on streets, steps, & ramps to re-enter the river at Schuylkill Banks. Would not suggest as a drop-in location, IF, you would not like to exit the water to go around the Fairmount Dam


West Park Access RM10


GPS (Lat/Long) 39.980706, -75.204867

Plenty of Parking for West Park Access


East Park Canoe House– RM 11


GPS (Lat/Long) 39.99395, -75.19299
https://schuylkillrivertrail.com/trail_heads/east-park-canoe-house/


Flat Rock Park– RM16

Address: 122 River Rd, Gladwyne, PA 19035
https://www.lowermerion.org/services/parks-and-recreation-department/township-parks/flat-rock-park