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Trail Section: Washington Crossing (Lower) – Yardley

Status: Complete, open and improved

Distance: 4.6

***CANAL DRAWDOWN NOTICE*** Beginning September 26, 2016, Delaware Canal State Park will begin a drawdown of water levels in the canal in order to conduct several repair and preventative maintenance projects. For more information, please check the red Advisories section of the Delaware Canal State Park website

This section of the D&L Trail connects the towns of Washington Crossing and Yardley with about 4.5 miles of improved trail along the canal towpath.  There is lots of activity available to trail users at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor’s Center and town of Washington Crossing, as well as the town of Yardley. This section is part of over 50 miles of the D&L Trail designated as National Recreation Trail within Delaware Canal State Park from Easton to Bristol near Philadelphia. For more information specific to the D&L Trail along the Delaware Canal please refer to the Delaware Canal State Park and Friends of the Delaware Canal websites.

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Things to Do

1

David Library of the American Revolution

The David Library of the American Revolution is a specialized research library dedicated to the study of American history circa 1750 to 1800.  The David Library is a non-profit educational institution.  Our mission is the collection and dissemination of information on... More

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2

Delaware Canal State Park

The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule- drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender’s House Visitor Center are at New Hope. Paralleling... More

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3

Garden of Reflection

The Garden of Reflection 9-11 Memorial was created to remember and honor our loved ones and all 2,973 killed on September 11, 2001. It is situated in Memorial Park amid the natural beauty of Historical Bucks County farmland in Lower... More

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4

Tyler State Park

Old original stone buildings in the park stand as fine examples of farm homes of rural Pennsylvania, and some structures date back to the early 1700s. The park land was acquired by Project 70 funding and has been developed using funds... More

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5

Washington Crossing Historic Park

At Washington Crossing Historic Park, George Washington led his ragged troops cross the ice-choked Delaware River and assaulted the unsuspecting Hessians at Trenton. His victory bolstered sagging morale, changing the course of the American Revolution. The site of the crossing... More

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