Delaware Canal State Park


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Delaware Canal State Park


Location:Park follows the Delaware River from Easton to Bristol, paralleled by PA Routes 611 and 32.
Facilities:Picnic area, multi-use trails (60 miles), boat launch, visitor center.
Activities:Boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing, hiking, nature and historic programs.
Special Features:The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact remnant of the great towpath canals of the early and mid-19th century. Today, nearly all of its features remain as they were during its 100 years of commercial operation. A walk along the towpath is a trip back in history. Park contains the historic canal and towpath, shoreline, and 11 river islands.
Address:11 Lodi Hill Rd
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

Phone:610-982-5560
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/delawarecanal.aspx
Size: 60 miles as it follows the canal.

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A native of Fredonia, Mercer County, Park, 34, succeeds George Calaba, who was named manager of Delaware Canal State Park. She holds a bachelor's degree in park and resource management from Slippery Rock State University of Pennsylvania.
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