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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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Good walking trail both NJ & PA side

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
Janet G
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Bedminster, New Jersey
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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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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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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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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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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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Kemblesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A neat trail between the canal and the river offering scenic views and quirky stops along the way. Lots of geese, historic markers and the ability to ride from the Jersey side into New Hope. Mostly level and gravel covered. A beautiful ride.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Took a short ride on canal path starting in New Hope up PA side to bridge to cross to Stockton, NJ and back down NJ side to Lambertville and back to New Hope. It was good first canal path ride.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

we had a great time wandering the "touristy" area. Reminds me a little of Key West without the sand and water.

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Last night we took a walk along the canal. We walked up to the Yardley bridge. We sAw a lot of deer, bucks and does. A lot of turtles. Some birds but not too many fish. Water is very low. We can figure out why they don't drain water in the canal like they used too. There was always a... More 

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