Black Rock Sanctuary
953 Black Rock Road
Consisting of 119 acres of wetlands, woodlands and meadows, Black Rock Sanctuary is dedicated to wildlife habitat and public use. One of many desilting basins found along the Schuylkill River in Berks, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties, the Sanctuary offers a wonderful opportunity to relax and discover the history, geology, wildlife, plant life and habitats of the basin.
The sky over Black Rock is a flyway, or air highway, for birds that migrate up and down the East Coast.
Fish passages assist the upstream migration of American shad during their springtime spawning run up the Schuylkill River, which has been hindered since the dams were built in the early 19th Century.
For a trail map visit https://phoenixville.org/DocumentCenter/View/90/Black-Rock-Sanctuary-Trail-Map-PDF