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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park

Weston Canal Road, South Bound Brook, NJ
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31-year Love Affair

I bike it 3 times a week and walk it when it's too cold to bike. Every New Year's Day we take our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin M
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Somerset, New Jersey
Great place to walk bike or fish

The sand trail is wide enough for Bikes and people with views of the canal and wild life. The... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Bobhikes27
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North Plainfield, New Jersey
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
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“catfish” (2 reviews)
“bound brook” (2 reviews)
“spillway” (2 reviews)
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Weston Canal Road, South Bound Brook, NJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bike it 3 times a week and walk it when it's too cold to bike. Every New Year's Day we take our annual canal walk first thing Jan 1st. What a wonderful gift!

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The sand trail is wide enough for Bikes and people with views of the canal and wild life. The Raritan river on the opposite side with occasional views. On a nice day plenty of people. You can fish the canal or the river. Caught many...More

Thank Bobhikes27
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The State Park along the Delaware-Raritan Canal consists mainly of the towpath of the old Canal. Both pedestrians and bicyclists use the path along the canal for recreation and fitness. In autumn it is a scenic colorful, pastoral walkway, ideal for those who want a...More

Thank 68pappy
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We walked the section from the South Bound Brook lock to 287. Except for one section where there is a spillway the path was wide and fairly flat. The day we were there we shared the path with a number of other walkers, dog walkers...More

Thank FamReun2013
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The canal is terrible. Smelly and so gross, I do not know how people can live near the canal. I would never tell anyone to go there. Needs cleaned up a lot.

Thank sprinkles1087
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We hiked from South Bound Brook to Princeton on the towpath. Along the way we say numerous deer, turtles, ducks and an amazing amount of foliage. This is a great trip to walk, hike, jog or even bike. The path is fairly flat and well...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We have been visiting for many years. Canal fishing is fun. Bass, sunnies, crappies, even some big catfish and pike. Please don't keep everything you catch...most who come here fish so there's a future. I know they stick it, but we've seen people keep undersized...More

Thank PiscesMom2016
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Never crowded and always a serene jog. In many places you would not know you are so close to the crowded central Jersey area. Well kept towpath for jogging, plenty wide to pass both directions, unlike some other areas of the canal where the paths...More

Thank ThreesonsNJ
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Did a loop from Lambertville to Washington Crossing over to PA up to New Hope. Easy ride. crushed gravel/cinders on NJ side, a bit more rocky on the PA side. Lots of varied scenery, saw many different waterfowl, turtles and fish. Had a chance to...More

Thank Alan4B
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The canal was an interesting journey for my family. Very smooth trail to ride along the canal. Although the canal was basically dried up due to construction on the canal the scenery was quite enjoyable. The multiple locks you ride by can't help but to...More

Thank PhillipA228
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