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Delaware Canal

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“tow path”(25 reviews)
“bike ride”(12 reviews)
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A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.
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New Hope, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love these preserved historic canals and visit whenever we can. Walking, bike riding and just hanging out on the old towpaths, we try to imagine how life was back in the canal days. It is very scenic and relaxing to walk up and down...More

Thank LaRee H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

New Hope is right on the Delaware River on the PA side, and right across the bridge over the river is another super cute town of Lambertville, NJ. Both towns have lots of super cute shops to go in and out of, including art galleries,...More

1  Thank Hmuehe
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Walked from The Pineapple Hill Inn to New Hope on path. Weather was perfect. Met so many friendly folks biking, walking and fishing as we walked along the trail. One very kind lady walking her dog Daisy caught up with us from time to time...More

1  Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 19 June 2018

you can walk the long paths, ride bikes, or just sit and people watch. not a whole lot to do right there, so pack a lunch and maybe some games.

Thank terri f
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing breakfast at River Cat Cafe (new spot and delicious) and decided to walk back along the tow path. The Lockhouse was closed but we were able to peek in. Outside placards clearly explain how the Towpath was used. Look around you...More

2  Thank slonnie
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Nice day to enjoy the view the canal the sights of the area. History was amazing. Nice area for shops and restaurants

Thank jaybirdrcky
Reviewed 17 April 2018

park in town and then ride along the towpath from new hope north to the first bridge. walk across the bridge and then ride back down the other side to Lambertville. 8-10 flat miles of beauty and peaceful riding. one of our favorite things to...More

2  Thank KG42
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This canal with small waterfall runs thru this really nice quaint town in New Hope, PA, right next to Bucks County Playhouse.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Charming area in historic New Hope. Walk where others may have lingered more than a 100 years ago. Not one of the 7th wonders of the ancient world, but you could do worse.

1  Thank Len37
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We took a walking tour of New Hope and visited the lock keeper house adjacent to the canal. This canal is no longer operative but is easy to view and appreciate. There are still historic locks in place and hopefully in future the canal can...More

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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.