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Quaint, Picturesque and peaceful

The canal has a nice area to walk beside and offers a tranquil time and peaceful scenery. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chatham, New Jersey
A gem for hiking

We joined the Friends of the Delaware River Canal for their thirtieth annual walk series extending... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Alfred R
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A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tow path” (24 reviews)
“bike ride” (12 reviews)
“state park” (9 reviews)
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New Hope, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The canal has a nice area to walk beside and offers a tranquil time and peaceful scenery. There are historical sights around and i recommend you enjoy your time there!

Thank coachmikec
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We joined the Friends of the Delaware River Canal for their thirtieth annual walk series extending from Easton to Bristol, which took place on five consecutive Saturdays. Although we missed the first and last walks, we truly enjoyed the middle three and plan to return...More

Thank Alfred R
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Nice even terrains for walking or biking. Can access a few places through town and beyond. Locktenders house was not open when we visited so can’t comment on that part. And while map showed restroom facilities there, a legionnaire managing parking at the adjacent lot...More

Thank LVPADad
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Walking along the Towpath on the canal is like going back in time. Beautiful photo opportunities, peaceful, quiet, lovely.

Thank Captamerica911
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The canal path is a pleasant relaxing ride for all ages. The terrain is flat and fast and perfect for mountain or cyclocross bikes.

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Flat level ground for miles. bring your kids, pets and take a stroll and enjoy lovely views of the river. places to stop and rest plus you can walk on the Jersey side or the Pennsylvania side.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My rating of this "thing to do" is based on historical significance, not hiking, biking, or boating. I learned a little about the canal from the New Hope friend I was visiting, since we kept crossing it as we went other places over the weekend....More

Thank marilynpearl
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Walk or bike the canal is a place for all. Lovely in any season. There is free parking at Washington Crossing state park.

1  Thank Jacqui I
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The towpath is great for biking, walking, or jogging. Just look out for spiderwebs beneath the bridges. Be sure to check out the lock keepers house at the entrance to town.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Most importantly, if they have water in the canal, it is a pleasant experience. Some portions of path are very well cared for while other areas are uneven and worn. Geese in the spring are aggressive and dirty.

Thank Overlook2001
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Closest is New Hope.
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Response from pamelab567 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall there being any bike rentals around. I wasn't really looking for them though. The area isn't that big where you might need a bike to get around. Well my opinion. We walked to see everything.