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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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Beautiful Day on the Canal

The canal provides for excellent walking paths along side the Delaware canal. The nature and the houses along the canal make for an interesting walk. Nice place for the family... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
TheRodg
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North Carolina
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North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The canal provides for excellent walking paths along side the Delaware canal. The nature and the houses along the canal make for an interesting walk. Nice place for the family and for walking the dog.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

DNR Canal is a great walking or biking experience. Smooth trails with plenty to see. Nice bridge crossings from NJ into PA and back. We did a large loop from Lambertville Station in NJ up to Stockton and crossed to PA then into New Hope PA and back to NJ for lunch! ConsumerMarineSupply

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Delaware Canal is a beautiful place to take a walk or ride a bike and take in the nature all around. There are markers along the the trail that tell the history of the canal during the 1800's. If you get a chance be sure to check out the locks as well as the lock keeper's quarters.

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Start at the bridge in Morrisville, go north to Yardley Boro. Pleasant, quiet and see many flowers and animals.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 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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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

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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Thank Mvsequity
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

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 4 January 2017

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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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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