Delaware Canal Towpath Maintenance Alert 5/25/2022 – In the area between southern New Hope and Washington Crossing (MM 23.6 to MM 19.1), various damage has occurred to the towpath in numerous sections due to weather events and general wear and tear to the trail. The Delaware Canal State Park is aware of these issues regarding the towpath surface and is in the process of repairs. Use extreme caution in this section when traversing it, or attempt to avoid it completely. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Repairs are anticipated to take place Summer 2022
This section of the D&L Trail connects the upper and lower sections of Washington Crossing Historic Park. Trail users can visit Thompson-Neely Homestead and Bowman’s Hill Tower in the Upper Park and the Visitor’s Center and town of Washington Crossing near the Lower Park. Near Bowman’s Hill Tower is Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, a non-profit that showcases a diverse collection of native plants on 100 acres of fenced forest with 2.5 miles of hiking trails. 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.