Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park

Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park


Location:Spans 5 counties in central New Jersey. Park office is located at Blackwells Mills.
Facilities:Picnic tables, trails; boat launch at Bull's Island Recreation Area.
Activities:Boating (no restrictions on the Delaware River, but only electric motors, cartop launches, and canoes permitted on the canal), fishing, hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, nature and history programs.
Special Features:This 70-mile linear park is a popular recreational corridor as well as a valuable wildlife corridor connecting fields and forests. With its 19th-century bridges, bridgetender houses, locks, cobblestone spillways, and hand-built stone-arched culverts, the canal is also a great attraction to history lovers.
Address:145 Mapleton Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone:609-924-5705
Web: www.njparksandforests.org/parks/drcanal.html
Size: 4,476 acres.

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