The Schuylkill River Trail is a work-in-progress planned to span nearly 130 miles when finished. With 60 miles currently completed, the trail is a great option for running, cycling and hiking.


In Schuylkill County the trail has a 7-mile stretch from Hamburg to Auburn which crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Schuylkill River Trail – Kernsville Dam Trailhead can be found using the following address.

25 Kernsville Dam Road

Hamburg, PA 19526


Pros: The trail is near Cabela’s and many restaurants. Great scenery, many different mini trails.

Cons: No restrooms