Organized Bike Rides To The Picnic -

Ride Details

Sunday, June 22,
      10:00am to 12:00pm - group rides
      12:00pm to 3:00pm - picnic

Potluck picnic at Betzwood Picnic, across river from Valley Forge - bring some to share. Sierra Club members and friends invited. Picnic Details

Chester County Ride on the Chester Valley Trail (CVT)

     Ride Coordinator - Jim Wylie: 484-753-3581

     Please register (free) for this ride at

     10:15 leave from Exton Park trailhead. (mile marker 11.8 here) (map to find the parking lot)

     10:45 pickup more riders at Target in Malvern (parking available). (mile marker 6.9 here)

     11:15 pickup more riders and re-collect at Chesterbrook Blvd
           (parking available at Penn Medicine Valley Forge). (mile marker 3.2 here)
           leave the CVT and head for Valley Forge via: Chesterbrook Blvd, Sullivan Dr, Walker Rd,
           Thomas Rd, Gulph Rd (past Arch), County Line Rd to the Betzwood Bridge. (Google map to come).

           Chesterbrook Blvd has a wide shoulder and the other roads are lightly traveled, however, may not be suitable for small children on small bikes. Especially true for the pedestrian bridge over the Schuylkill.

     11:45 arrive at Betzwood Picnic Area.

Montgomery County Ride on the Perkiomen Trail

     Ride Coordinator - Mike McGrory: 610-724-1041

     Please register (free) for this ride at

     10:20 - meet at TD Bank in Collegeville (here)

     10:30 - embark on Perkiomen Trail towards Oaks (mile marker 5.5)

     11:05 - pick up more riders and re-collect at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park in Oaks (meet by first trail map sign as riders arrive from Collegeville, here) (mile marker 0.5)

     11:15 - head towards Valley Forge via Schuylkill (4.0 mile stretch)

     11:45 - arrive at Betzwood Picnic Area (here)

Philadelphia Ride on the Schuykill River Trail

     Ride Coordinator - Dennis Winters: 215.350.2586

     Please register (free) for this ride at

Trail Map - sec 1 sec 2

Ride starts at Lloyd Hall at 10am

     10:00 a.m. - Leave Lloyd Hall

     10:40 a.m. - Green Lane Bridge and Main Street in Manayunk

     11:20 a.m. - Outbound Station, Harry Street & Stoddard Avenue in Conshohocken at 11:20 a.m.

     11:40 a.m. - Leave Norristown Transportation Center

     12:00 p.m. - Arrive Betzwood Park, Valley Forge National Historic Park