Stroll through Phoenixville, which has indeed risen from the ashes. See the results of the Phoenixville Renaissance, experience its neighborhoods, and walk the Schuylkill River Trail to Lock 60.

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Phoenixville: Rising from the Ashes

Year Round Walk

SN: 122905 - 2023 / Y1839

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Grand Home on South Main
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Schuylkill Canal & Tow Path
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Lock #60
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when is the event

From Mon, Jan 2nd, 2023 to Dec 30th, 2023

Start box available: opens at 7:00 am weekdays, 8:00 am weekend, closing times vary

Physical start box and Online start box (OSB) option

where is the event

Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs


Rockin' Around the Clock

Town Halls / City Halls

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Chester County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

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. 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 Festivals, and more.

conditions for the event

Rating: 2B, Distance: 6, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

Rest rooms are available at Steel City Coffeehouse, the Phoenixville Library, Acme Supermarket, and Lock 60.


how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:

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 STEEL CITY COFFEEHOUSE is on the corner at Main St. 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 Sts. Metered parking is available on the street and in the municipal parking lots. Free parking is available at the Borough Building (351 Bridge St) only during non-business hours.

Maps phrase and directions link

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203 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460

PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.

event sponsor

Chester County Red Rovers (AVA-0978)

Event website: www.redroverswalk.org

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.