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Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park

145 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-9667
+1 609-924-5705
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a beautiful place to jog and admire nature

if weather permits, everyone visiting Princeton should walk, jog or just go and admire the view of... read more

Reviewed today
karla014
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Mexicali, Mexico
Beautful Path for walking and biking

Have lived in Somerset County for 20 years and this park is one of my favs. Love biking along to... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
fespo7888
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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
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“tow path” (7 reviews)
“bike ride” (4 reviews)
“access points” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
145 Mapleton Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540-9667
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+1 609-924-5705
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"tow path"
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"bike ride"
in 4 reviews
"access points"
in 2 reviews
"homewood suites"
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"cool ride"
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"tree lined path"
in 2 reviews
"alexander road"
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"great place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"taking advantage"
in 2 reviews
"princeton area"
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"towpath"
in 12 reviews
"hikers"
in 8 reviews
"hiking"
in 24 reviews
"wildlife"
in 5 reviews
"turtles"
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"trail"
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Reviewed today

if weather permits, everyone visiting Princeton should walk, jog or just go and admire the view of the lake, the sounds of the many birds that you will encounter and the smell of pure fresh air.

Thank karla014
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Have lived in Somerset County for 20 years and this park is one of my favs. Love biking along to the tow path. I have ridden many hundreds of miles through the years and the nature and beauty is great. Always well maintained by the...More

1  Thank fespo7888
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Tranquil. I love this place in the autumn when the leaves are full of color and the weather is not as humid. Spring is good also. Summer it has lots of mosquitoes, so wear repentant.

1  Thank Salvatore F
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Scenic state park-- good for a walk, run, bike, etc. View of water and foliage make it scenic, serene. Paths mostly flat.

Thank TheDistrictTraveler
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I have been visiting the canal for years as a hiker, runner and biker. I can bring my dog but after a mile, he's no longer interested. Hiking is not challenging as it is flat. To bike, I recommend a mountain bike because it gets...More

Thank Cathleen H
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

What a great place to have in your backyard.......if you live here, or, if you're just visiting and have an hour or two to spare. We accessed the Park on NJ 27 from a parking lot virtually next to the Eno Terra Restaurant. There are...More

Thank urbanguy
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

where the canal intersect with Alexander Road is where you can rent canoe. There are parking along Alexander Road. The canal looks tranquil, but, take precaution. Serious accident happened here before. This section of the canal is pretty shady with trees over hanging on both...More

Thank sunjoe075
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The tow path is flat and ideal for walking,jogging or biking. It was a beautiful day and families and others were using the towpath. It was so peaceful. A great place.

Thank sdee101
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Among many other attractions of the Princeton University campus and it's surrounding, I would certainly count in this trail/bike track. We started off at the entry to the trail on Washington Road, just off the University's Boat house and walked for more than 45 minutes...More

Thank YatriForever
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

One of my favorite places to go in the state for a leisurely walk, bike ride or run. The trail is flat and beautifully shaded.

Thank VacanowNj
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