The trailhead for this section of the Schuylkill River Trail, known as the John B. Bartram Section, has a parking lot next to the Desilting Monument. The trail travels upriver for 6 miles, currently ending at the Schuylkill River. There is a 1.24-mile portion of the trail known locally as the Therman Madeira Switchback Trail that extends from the Kernsville Dam Trailhead to the Borough of Hamburg.



Schuylkill River Trail Bartram Trail Constructed with funding from Cabela's, which has a huge store nearby, the new segment of the trail from Kernsville Dam south into Hamburg is known as the 'Therman Madeira Switchback Trail.' Taken August 2014.