Schuylkill Banks at Walnut Street Bridge


  • Schuylkill Banks 2501 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, 19103 United States

Hours:

Wed + Thurs 5 - 10 pm;
Friday + Saturday 1 - 11 pm;
Sunday + Monday 12 - 10 pm

About:

Schuylkill Banks is a Philadelphia riverfront destination located south of the Fairmount Water Works dam. Schuylkill Banks offers outdoor movie screenings and yoga classes in the summer, plus scenic cruises and kayak tours on the river. Schuylkill Banks is part of the Schuylkill River Trail, a 23-mile link from Philadelphia to Valley Forge National Historical Park, and part of the nationally designated Schuylkill River National Heritage Area.

Other Area Events:

  • 6/30: Riverboat Tour:  5:30pm to 6:30 pm Walnut Street dock.
    $22 for adults, $12 for children under 12

  • 6/30: Riverboat Tour:  7:00pm to 8:00 pm Walnut Street dock.
    $22 for adults, $12 for children under 12

  • 6/30: Movie night: Dirty Dancing 8:30-10:30.
    Free
  • 7/2: Outdoor Yoga with Maha Yoga Studio: 12:15 pm; Pay what you can

More location details:

The Walnut Street dock is located underneath the Walnut Street Bridge and can be accessed by using stairs coming down from the bridge, the railroad crossing on 25th and Locust, or ramps that lead down from bridges on both Market and Chestnut Street.

Indego Bike Station:

24th & Sansom Street

Public Transportation:

A 10-minute walk from 30th Station for SEPTA Regional Rail or Market Frankford Line. Also accessible via SEPTA bus routes 7 & 12 at 23rd and Locust and SEPTA bus route 9 at Schuylkill Avenue and Chestnut Street

Parking:

The nearest parking lot to the Walnut Street Dock is at 24th and Sansom Streets. Walk up the stairs at 24th and Walnut to get to the Walnut Street Bridge, walk along the bridge towards the river, once you're past all of the buildings, walk down the set of stairs that leads to the Banks. To access the trail from this lot without taking stairs, you can walk down 24th Street to Locust Street, turn right on Locust Street and walk one block to 25th and Locust to access the at-grade crossing into the Banks.

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