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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park

Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
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worktotravel14
Trenton, NJ1,823 contributions
I spend some time on the D&R canal at least once a week. The towpath is calm and serene. In general, the people are on good COVID protocols within the pathway between Princeton and Lawrenceville; even some runners mask up. If you want to take a nice walk, this is great at any time of year.
Written 29 December 2020
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Grumo
New York City, NY819 contributions
We loved both bike riding and walking along this canal. Lovely path. The water keeps it cool. We did not get to take advantage of the kayaks you can rent that give another view of the canal. Not too many people on the paths in these social distancing times. Most people wore masks so we felt that they were considerate of others. A great break and easy to get to from Princeton.
Written 10 September 2020
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AVST
Princeton, NJ14 contributions
Great place to any time of the year with waterbodies all along! We ejoy running and biking along the tow path.
Written 5 March 2020
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David S
West Windsor Township, NJ117 contributions
I live nearby and enjoy taking walks along the canal with friends in the Spring, Summer and Fall. You can see local small water animals as well as deer and some pretty birds.
Written 9 February 2020
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John41354
Kinnelon, NJ181 contributions
My wife and I go here for a nice slow bike ride. Nice and flat with fine cinder path, a few wet spots but not bad.
Written 17 January 2020
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MKMKMK
New Brunswick, NJ31 contributions
I really enjoy the towpath. Great views and easy to navigate. You can hike, bike, kayak, boat or just sit and enjoy the view. I have spent many evenings on the bank of the water watching the sunset. Beautiful this time of year.
Written 26 November 2019
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rjvnyc
Morris County, NJ2 contributions
Some bridges too low to get under. Steep side limit carriage past obstructions. I need to trey the rest of this trip (Princeton is not the close to my home). (Solo plus dog; byo kayak in off season).
Written 22 November 2019
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Yael Z
7 contributions
Family
Walk bike jog or just stroll to enjoy the bury of nature.
Best time of the year to do this is fall.
One if Princeton sweetest spots
Written 12 November 2019
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all4Jesus6
Milton, PA47 contributions
Couples
We loved this place! The hiking/bike trail is nearly flat, which makes it a great destination for families or people like us who don't bike much. The locks are well preserved, and the people along the trail are friendly.
Written 8 October 2019
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Mark W H
Eastham, MA262 contributions
Family
The Delaware & Raritan Canal was dug by hand with shovels and sweat. Barges laden with coal were loaded in Pennsylvania and pulled by mules through the canal and Locke’s eventually reaching New York vía New Brunswick.
The trail has compressed sand surface and is lined with trees and panoramic views of Lake Carnegie with its rowing teams & races, nesting or wintering bald eagles, and lovely fall scenery. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle the canal. Parking at crossing roads: Alexander Rd, Washington Rd., Harrison St., and Kingston. Free fresh air and exercise with space to hear yourself think!
Written 3 September 2019
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