Delaware Canal

Delaware Canal, New Hope: Hours, Address, Delaware Canal Reviews: 4.5/5

Delaware Canal
4.5
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A small stretch of the Delaware River: great for canoeing.
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Mark C
2 contributions
Great for any time of the year
Oct. 2020 • Family
Highly recommended any time of the year. Loop trails over the Delaware River makes for different views. Great for morning walks, afternoon biking and evening hikes. Best time of the year is mid to late October when the trees start to turn vibrant colors.
Written 14 October 2020
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krocking123
New York City, NY883 contributions
Shaded and flat
Jun. 2020 • Family
We road from lambertville to Stockton on bikes on the tow path.. it’s very nice and shaded. We saw lots of turtles. The trail is used by many people. Be kind and get a bell for your bike to let people know your behind them. We walked our bikes over the bridges and had wonderful view.
Written 21 June 2020
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937daffodil
Leicester, NY39 contributions
Relaxing to walk, even in ligt rain
May 2019
The former tow paths on the Delaware Canal are well maintained, so you can take a stroller, maybe not very high heels, but moderate should be ok, just in case the walk is a spontanous idea after a more formal lunch in Lambertville or New Hope. I have walked there in all seasons, and enjoyed the trees, the grass, some wild flowers, and the tranquility of the canal.
Written 4 February 2020
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Nora_99
Deutschschweiz8 contributions
Walking along a peaceful canal
Oct. 2019 • Solo
Stopping over in Hope for a rest and a walk along the old canal is a very good choice for a stop on the way during a long car trip. Nice scenery with the historical trains at the station and peaceful nature and lots of birds on the water.
Written 6 November 2019
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Explore796204
106 contributions
Great scenery and lovely bike path
Sep. 2019
Great way to see the countryside by biking on the path along the canal - you can go for miles and stop at quaint spots to have a bite.
Written 6 October 2019
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Marian G
Portland, OR3 contributions
great place to walk
Sep. 2019
This is a great walk, very pleasant and historically interesting. You will see two and a half, maybe three centuries of architecture along the canal.
Written 22 September 2019
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Carol M
Fort Washington, PA259 contributions
Walking along the Delaware Canal
Sep. 2019
Great place to walk with friends and family ~ lots to see and great places to visit in New Hope. Recommend to all.
Written 6 September 2019
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M-F_Trackers
Philadelphia, PA449 contributions
Needs Work
Aug. 2019
Welcome to the Delaware Canal at New Hope. It is full of green, stagnant, mosquito infested water. The historical plaques give great history just watch the cyclists. Some can so very rude. You need to walk single file or you get run over. The NJ is much better
Written 26 August 2019
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Stacy F
Philadelphia, PA26 contributions
Beautiful and peaceful walk
Aug. 2019 • Solo
I had an absolutely gorgeous walk along the towpath in the early morning. Beautiful wildflowers on the canal side and flowering trees and gardens on the house side. Very quiet and tranquil. I saw a blue heron enjoying the peaceful morning.

I think the reviewers who complain about how overgrown and untended the canal is miss the point. Yes, barges no longer work the canal (or carry tourists), and nature has been allowed to reclaim the area, but that natural setting is truly lovely, including the naturally-occurring algae. The towpath is level and well maintained. I was a little afraid that it would be buggy, but it wasn’t at all. I’d love to return in the fall— I’m sure the foliage would be amazing.
Written 23 August 2019
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terrytwoof
Solebury, PA299 contributions
It is in my new backyard
Aug. 2019 • Solo
The tow path at the canal is a great spot for walking, jogging or biking. Seven days a week from 7 am to dark I count dozens of singles couples and bunches from 10 to 90 years old focused on their exercises and enjoying the shady trail with very tall trees and glimpses of the Delaware River.
Written 23 August 2019
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