Delaware Canal State Park

Canoes line an island during the Delaware River Sojourn, Delaware Canal State Park, Pennsylvania.

Educational Programs

Delaware Canal offers historical, environmental, and recreational programs.


A walk along the 60-mile long towpath of Delaware Canal State Park is a stroll into American history. Paralleling the Delaware River between Easton and Bristol, this diverse park contains an historic canal and towpath, a 90-acre pond, many miles of river shoreline, and 11 river islands including the Morgan Hill group (3), Loors, Whippoorwill, Old Sow, Raubs, Lynn/Frog/Rock group, and Hendricks. From riverside to farm fields to historic towns, visitors to Delaware Canal State Park enjoy the ever-changing scenery along its corridor.

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Maps and Downloadables

This is a generic map of a park.Below are many of the maps and publications for this park. You can read them or download them and might need special software (all free) to view the publications.

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Recreational Guide

Delaware Canal State Park Map (.pdf) (2,990 kb, 6/16) 
Delaware Canal State Park Recreational Guide (.pdf) (947 kb, 6/16)
    large print version of the guide text (.rtf)

Specific Area Maps

Easton (.pdf) (64 kb, 6/16)
Giving Pond Recreation Area (.pdf) (159 kb, 6/16)
New Hope (.pdf) (52 kb, 6/16)
Ralph Stover State Park (.pdf) (48 kb, 6/16)

Interactive GIS Map

The Interactive GIS Map uses Geographic Information Systems to create a map that does not need to be downloaded and features driving directions, searchable park amenities and customizable maps. Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.

River Trail

Delaware Canal Section of the Delaware River Water Trail Map (.pdf) (422 kb, 10/07)