We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Delaware Canal

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Scenery

The scenery is amazing and the setting very tranquil. Definitely a must do in the fall and when... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
881damiana
,
Freehold, New Jersey
via mobile
Take your bike and ride the tow path!

This past week, my wife and I were able to ride the fourteen mile loop from New Hope to... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
PeterWJr46
,
Poughkeepsie, New York
Read all 211 reviews
64
All photos (64)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tow path”(27 reviews)
“bike ride”(12 reviews)
About
A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
New Hope, PA
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around New Hope
from $250.00
More Info
Reviews (211)
Filter reviews
211 results
Traveler rating
118
74
15
2
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
118
74
15
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews tow path bike ride washington's crossing state park great place to walk beautiful spot new jersey nice walk walk across the bridge both sides main street towpath hiking lambertville lock trail wildlife
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 211 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The scenery is amazing and the setting very tranquil. Definitely a must do in the fall and when temperatures are a little warmer. But the paths are amazing and worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 881damiana
Reviewed October 13, 2018

This past week, my wife and I were able to ride the fourteen mile loop from New Hope to Washington's Crossing across to New Jersey back to Lambertville and the bridge to New Hope. The paths on both sides of the Delaware River and canals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterWJr46
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We love these preserved historic canals and visit whenever we can. Walking, bike riding and just hanging out on the old towpaths, we try to imagine how life was back in the canal days. It is very scenic and relaxing to walk up and down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LaRee H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

New Hope is right on the Delaware River on the PA side, and right across the bridge over the river is another super cute town of Lambertville, NJ. Both towns have lots of super cute shops to go in and out of, including art galleries,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Hmuehe
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Walked from The Pineapple Hill Inn to New Hope on path. Weather was perfect. Met so many friendly folks biking, walking and fishing as we walked along the trail. One very kind lady walking her dog Daisy caught up with us from time to time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ellen F
Reviewed June 18, 2018

you can walk the long paths, ride bikes, or just sit and people watch. not a whole lot to do right there, so pack a lunch and maybe some games.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank terri f
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing breakfast at River Cat Cafe (new spot and delicious) and decided to walk back along the tow path. The Lockhouse was closed but we were able to peek in. Outside placards clearly explain how the Towpath was used. Look around you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank slonnie
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Nice day to enjoy the view the canal the sights of the area. History was amazing. Nice area for shops and restaurants

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jaybirdrcky
Reviewed April 17, 2018

park in town and then ride along the towpath from new hope north to the first bridge. walk across the bridge and then ride back down the other side to Lambertville. 8-10 flat miles of beauty and peaceful riding. one of our favorite things to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank KG42
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

This canal with small waterfall runs thru this really nice quaint town in New Hope, PA, right next to Bucks County Playhouse.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Lambertville Station Inn
184 reviews
.15 miles away
The Lambertville House Hotel
275 reviews
.21 miles away
Clarion Inn & Suites New Hope-Lambertville
741 reviews
1.94 miles away
Golden Plough Inn at Peddler's Village
517 reviews
4.46 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 100 nearby restaurants
Lambertville Station Restaurant
934 reviews
.16 miles away
Marsha Brown's
858 reviews
.16 miles away
C'est La Vie
172 reviews
.12 miles away
The Dubliner
137 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 55 nearby attractions
Bucks County Playhouse
248 reviews
.19 miles away
New Hope-Lambertville Toll Supported Bridge
87 reviews
.13 miles away
Parry Mansion
29 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ppater
September 28, 2018|
Answer
Response from slonnie | Reviewed this property |
Hi ppater We did have cyclists pass us along the trail. The surface treatment does vary from pea gravel to asphalt. We walked only about 2-3 miles of the path. Hope the conditions work for you!
0
Votes
ZhuZhu L
November 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Q2839ZCjamesm | Reviewed this property |
yes
0
Votes
Donna S
October 19, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from terrytwoof | Reviewed this property |
Closest is New Hope.
0
Votes