UPDATE 10/12/2023: Water in the Delaware Canal will be drawn down beginning on October 13, 2023 from New Hope through Bristol to perform debris removal and other work associated with the 7/15 storm event. Work will take place at multiple locations and rolling trail closures can be expected. When work is complete, water will be reintroduced. Please contact the Delaware Canal State Park for more information at 610-982-5560 or [email protected]
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.