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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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Peaceful Walk/Bike and Easy on the eyes

A great way to wake to something special at one of the nearby B&B's with coffee in hand is to walk along the canal behind the city of New Hope. With a generous tow path and sights... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
TonyK300
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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592 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to wake to something special at one of the nearby B&B's with coffee in hand is to walk along the canal behind the city of New Hope. With a generous tow path and sights of overhanging weeping willows and gently flowing water, this attraction lasts for as long as you can walk. Several locations along Rt 32... More 

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 12 February 2017

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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Thank tall_six6
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

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

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Thank chuckbernardcb
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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 6 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 5 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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Thank Persnickety2014
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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