Segment #3 Perkiomen Trail - Schuylkill River Trail

The Highlands Trail is envisioned to co-join with the Perkiomen Trail for approximately 17.6 miles where it will meet the Schuylkill River Trail, following it for approximately 25.1 miles to the planned Hopewell Big Woods Trail (Segment 4). The Perkiomen Trail follows the former Reading Railroad line, while the Schuylkill River Trail follows a combination of rail corridors and some stretches of road alignment.

For more information and to view the Trail Section pages, zoom-in and hover over the above trail map; click the pointer and when the information box pops up click on “Read More.” Or follow these links: Perkiomen Trail Section Page; Schuylkill River Trail Section Page

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Congress Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Highlands Conservation Act

Federal support is key to the success of land conservation efforts. Legislation like the Highlands Conservation Act, originally passed in 2004, has been instrumental in preserving valuable resources throughout the Highlands region. While the original authorization has lapsed, efforts are underway in Congress to reauthorize this important program. Read More

PennDOT Provides Passage for PHTN in Upper Salford

At a recent meeting in Upper Salford Township, representatives from PennDOT and engineers from McCormick Taylor provided details about how the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network (PHTN) will pass under Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) in Upper Salford Township. Read More

New Kiosk Installed Along PHTN in Quakertown

AMC, Quakertown Alive! and Quakertown Borough team to provide a new interpretive kiosk along the PHTN in Quakertown. Read More

New Park Construction to Begin Near DCNR Trail Gap

Construction of a new community park is set to begin this summer in Richland Township, Bucks County. Read More