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Delaware Canal

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Beautiful scenery, the entire length.

Free, including parking, most places. Exhilarating or relaxing, depending on your mood (walk... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bike or walk

We walked along the tow path and enjoyed all of the historic sites. It is a decent length and we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.
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New Hope, PA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Free, including parking, most places. Exhilarating or relaxing, depending on your mood (walk, power-walk, bicycle). A gem of a resource for Bucks County (the NJ side, as well!). We mostly walk Washington Crossing or walk across the (very) narrow bridge, with great walkway, We find...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KeithLampmanPerlman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along the tow path and enjoyed all of the historic sites. It is a decent length and we would like to return with our gravel grinder bikes and bike the entire length out and back. It was winter while we were there and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed December 8, 2018 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 terrifurn
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
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September 28, 2018|
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!
November 14, 2017|
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Response from terrytwoof | Reviewed this property |
Closest is New Hope.