• Aqueduct and towpath, Delaware Canal (Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor)photo credit

    Lower Delaware

    National Wild and Scenic River PA,NJ

Hiking

HIKING PA

Easton PA
historic district, canal museum. river access, picnic area

Delaware Canal State Park, Easton PA to Bristol PA
60 miles of canal and towpath

Wy-Hit-Tuk County Park PA
community park with playground, picnic pavilion

Nockamixon Cliffs State Natural Area PA, part of
Delaware Canal State Park, 60 miles from Easton PA to Bristol PA
28 acres, unusual habitat, cliff face for the experienced

Ringing Rocks National Natural Landmark PA

Tinicum County Park, Erwinna PA
126 acres, camping and picnic pavilions by permit, boating, fishing, hiking, events

Nockamixon State Park PA
1500 acre lake, boating, fishing, pool, biking, hiking, cabins and camping, youth hostel, picnic areas year-round

High Rocks, Ralph Stover and Tohickon parks adjoin each other:
High Rocks section of Ralph Stover State Park PA
hiking trail to 200 ft. red shale cliffs overlooking the creek, cliff face for experienced climbers)
Ralph Stover State Park, Point Pleasant PA
45 acres: picnic area, 1 mile hike, High Rocks overlook of Tohickon Creek, remains of 18th century mill
Tohickon Valley County Park ("Deerwood") Point Pleasant PA
612 acres: tent and cabin camping, picnic area alongside creek, pool

New Hope PA
(historic district of 200+ buildings, restaurants, shops, galleries, excursion railroad, canal boat rides
NEW HOPE VISITOR CENTER,
(chamber of commerce)
(historical society at 1784 Parry Mansion)

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing PA (north and south sections)
P.O. 103, Washington Crossing PA 18977
(215) 493-4076, fax: (215) 493-4820

 

HIKING NJ

Phillipsburg NJ

Frenchtown NJ

Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park NJ

Lambertville NJ

Washington Crossing State Park NJ

Did You Know?

A ranger takes a water sample from a creek

... that by the time the Delaware River reaches its estuary, nearly 10% of the nation's population has tapped into it. Tinicum Creek has such high water quality that it is home to several rare species of plants and animals. Sections of the Delaware actually exceed federal standards for clean water. More...