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

    Lower Delaware

    National Wild and Scenic River PA,NJ

Sightseeing & Autotouring

EASTON PA AREA (north to south)

On Route 611

Sandt's Eddy Access PA (boat launch on the Delaware River)

Frost Hollow County Park PA (picnic area with view of the Delaware River)

Easton PA
historic district, canal museum. river access, picnic area
Easton is within Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (Site list)

Delaware Canal State Park, 60 miles from Easton PA to Bristol PA
28 acres, unusual habitat, cliff face for the experienced
The Delaware Canal is within Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (Site list)
(More on the Delaware and Lehigh Canals)

Bridge to Phillipsburg NJ (Routes 22 & 57: toll)
Bridge to Phillipsburg NJ (Northampton Street or "Free" bridge)

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

Raubsville PA

Did You Know?

A young boy walking behind two harnessed white mules

... experienced mules did not need to be driven by someone on the towpath; they would slack off and speed up on signal from the boatman. A new mule or "greenie," though, might turn out to be a "sitdowner" -- a reaction understandable to those hiking all of the Lower Delaware River's 60-mile towpath. More...