SN: 112298 - 2019 / Y1839

Rising from the Ashes

Year Round Walk

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Steel City Coffeehouse

From Wed, Jan 2nd to Mon, Dec 30th

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

United States Post Offices

Walking the Path of Inventions

Long description

Open 8:00am-4:00pm daily, earlier some days. The walk is on the sidewalks of Phoenixville as well as short distances on trails and the Schuylkill Canal tow path.

Distance: 10k/6k, Rating: 2B

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: medium

Wheelchairs: hard


Stroll through historic Phoenixville, former home of Phoenix Steel and Griffin, Smith & Hill, makers of Phoenixville's famous Majolica Pottery. The Colonial Theatre, the centerpiece of Phoenixville's renaissance, was featured in "The Blob" (1958) and commemorates the film every summer during Blob Fest Explore Phoenixville's streets and avenues to view its many historic homes, sites of interest, and parks. Cross several of its many bridges, sample some of its trails, and follow the Schuykill Canal tow path. Phoenixville features a farmers' market, many restaurants, wine bars, brew pubs, and a distillery, as well as numerous events and festivals (including Blob Fest, Phoenixville Food Week, the Dogwood Festival (May), the Phoenixville Blues Festival (September), Food Truck Festival and more).

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

Driving to the start box

203 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA 19460 (484-924-8425). From west: Take PA-113E to Phoenixville. When 113 turns left on Gay St., continue straight on Bridge St. The coffeehouse is on the corner at Main Street. From east: Exit PA Turnpike at Valley Forge (Exit 326). Take US-422W to the Phoenixville/Collegeville exit, then take PA-29S to Phoenixville. When 29 turns left at Starr St., continue straight on Bridge St. The coffeehouse is on the corner of Bridge and Main Streets. Metered parking is available on the street and in the municipal parking lots. Free parking is available at the Borough Building (351 Bridge Street) only during non-business hours.

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