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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park

145 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-9667
+1 609-924-5705
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Safe, cool and lovely !

Among many other attractions of the Princeton University campus and it's surrounding, I would... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raghuraman C
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Beautiful for a walk or bike ride

One of my favorite places to go in the state for a leisurely walk, bike ride or run. The trail is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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145 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-9667
+1 609-924-5705
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Among many other attractions of the Princeton University campus and it's surrounding, I would certainly count in this trail/bike track. We started off at the entry to the trail on Washington Road, just off the University's Boat house and walked for more than 45 minutes...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to go in the state for a leisurely walk, bike ride or run. The trail is flat and beautifully shaded.

Thank VacanowNj
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I have been riding my bike on the canal tow path for years and I love it. There are many places where you can park your car and enter the path (maps are available). I especially like the sections with Carnegie Lake on one side...More

1  Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Nice easy walking along the canal’s towpath as well as cycling. The canal offers canoeing, kayaking and I did see some folks fishing at one spot. There’s also canoe/kayak rentals available. There’s limited birding, I could hear them, just couldn’t see that many to identify....More

Thank P F B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Love walking along the Raritan Canal - it's a long stretch and one can enjoy the water as well as nature. This is good any time of year. People are out walking, jogging biking and just taking advantage of the outdoors.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My husband makes several trips to the Princeton, NJ area per year. We used to stay at the Homewood Suites near Alexander Road. Just a short walk from the back of the hotel, was a place to enter the canal walkway. I would take our...More

Thank Shelley H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the Six Mile Run Reservoir Site part of this State Park and enjoyed the walk by the river. It's wild and beautiful with wooded areas and open fields. The walk by the river is so peaceful. A good place to be with nature.

Thank Maya Y
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have used the towpath in the Princeton area. It is a great place for running, walking and biking. It is clean. There are enough people using it to keep it from being creepy, but not so many that it slows you down. And it...More

Thank Three-men-and-a-babe
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We did a biking trip along the canal in early November. The trail was not paved but fairly flat, the leaves were in full colors. It was a very pleasant ride. There are many parking along the canal.

1  Thank PeiT231
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Beautiful views as you walk along the canals. Interesting historical facts posted. Good source of inspiration for artists or photographers.

Thank Amy A
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