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How to Get On The Water in Conshohocken This Summer


Have you explored Conshohocken from the Schuylkill River? When you see our town while ‘on the water,’ you see Conshohocken from an entirely different perspective. Here are three things to do on the Schuylkill this summer when you’re on the water.


For those who yearn to explore Conshohocken’s waterways at their own pace, kayaking is the perfect choice. The Schuylkill River, which winds its way through the heart of the town, presents an excellent option for kayaking enthusiasts. 

Rent a kayak from one of the local outfitters or bring your own and launch from the popular Flat Rock Park. Paddle along the river, taking in the serene surroundings and breathtaking views of the lush greenery that lines its banks. You can choose to embark on a leisurely outing or venture farther upstream to explore more secluded areas, discovering the hidden gems of Conshohocken’s natural beauty.


If you’re in search of a thrilling water adventure, tubing down the Schuylkill River promises an exhilarating experience. Head to nearby Phoenixville, where you’ll find outfitters that offer tube rentals and shuttle services. 

Launch your tube into the river and surrender to the current as it carries you downstream. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you navigate gentle rapids, feeling the refreshing splashes of water against your skin. Tubing on the Schuylkill River near Conshohocken is an ideal way to beat the summer heat while immersing yourself in the wonders of nature.


Conshohocken and its surrounding areas boast several spots that cater to fishing enthusiasts. The Schuylkill River is home to various fish species, including bass, catfish, and trout, making it a popular destination for anglers. Cast your line from the riverbanks or explore the river by kayak or canoe for a more immersive experience. 

Additionally, nearby Valley Forge National Historical Park offers opportunities for fishing in serene settings, with the tranquil waters of the Valley Creek being a prime location. Make sure to obtain the necessary fishing licenses and adhere to local regulations to ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing experience.

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