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Delaware Canal

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Address: New Hope, PA
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A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.

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What is New Hope or Lambertville without a walk along canal?

With winter upon us nothing is prettier or more peaceful than a stroll along the canal. I hope we get a deep freeze so I can catch some people ice skating! Would be nice if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

With winter upon us nothing is prettier or more peaceful than a stroll along the canal. I hope we get a deep freeze so I can catch some people ice skating! Would be nice if someday the barges were brought back for rides again!

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Thank Laundrydiva
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live nearby and run and walk often on both the Pa side as well as the NJ Side. The best free parking is about a mile north of new hope, near 202. On the NJ side, There is a parking area off the 202 ramp at the museum, or at stockton NJ. Great place to ride bikes. There is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ride my bike on the canal 15 miles every single day when it is decently warm outside, and it is just amazing. I love being on the canal. It is a very nice path, that always seems to be clean and everyone is pretty friendly. Great for biking. I won't go anywhere else to bike. If you get a... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go north from New Hope to Centre Bridge, cross over to Stockton, visit the farmers market, walk south to Lambertville and cross the free bridge. It is beautiful and peaceful. If you're a biker, please give a shout "passing on the left." If you're walking a dog, please take your bags of poo home.

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Thank Persnickety2014
Bedminster, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Spent the day in Lambertville and crossed the bridge on foot to PA. Walking this Delaware Canal area is interesting on both sides both historically and nature wise. Lots of places to stop along the ways on both sides. Quaint, picturesque and a good place to just stroll and enjoy the sights. Fall was beautiful to go there as all... More 

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Thank Janet G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Town path bike riding for miles! Enjoy canal on one side and Delaware river on the other. Grit tow path perfect for bicyclist, walking, jogging, dog walking. Heaven on earth! Please no littering and pick up after your dog to preserve this natural area where wildlife flourishes.

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Thank Sharon S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I love biking the towpath along the canal, walking it is nice also, which is what I do more of because I don't always bring the bike up from Philadelphia. There's a small but fascinating museum on the history of the canal at the south end of town near the locks. Worth the stop in.

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Brick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Delaware Canal on the PA side is very picturesque. There are markers along the tow path that explain the history of the canal during its hay day in the 1800's. There is also a well maintained lock and lock keeper's quarters. The Delaware & Raritan Canal on the NJ side has miles of biking/hiking trail paralleling the river along... More 

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Thank Kevin T
Northern Virginia, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The canal path enables one to better enjoy the beauty of the Delaware River as well as the canal and understand the history of this charming area.

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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the walk to check out this historic site. Amazing to think of this area in days gone by. It goes quite a way and they've done a good job keeping up the paths.

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