Manayunk Canal Towpath

Canal in Philadelphia

In commercial use from 1818 until the early 20th century, the 2-mile towpath along the Manayunk Canal has been revived as part of the Schuylkill River Trail ( bicycle and footpath network.

As you walk along look for the wall mosaics of the birds of Fairmount Park and for the nine mosaic-covered steps that are part of Diane Pieri's Heart & Home public artwork, celebrating the area's flora, fauna and industrial heritage.