Washington Crossing Historic Park

Re-enactors portray Washington's crossing of the Delaware River in this thumbnail at Washington Crossing Historic Park, Pennsylvania.

Educational Programs

Washington Crossing Historic Park offers a wide variety of activity-oriented programs for students, teachers, adult groups, and individuals. The rich history of the park can also be explored through wayside exhibits and displays and guided tours.


Washington Crossing Park preserves the site of George Washington’s dramatic boat crossing of the Delaware River during the American Revolution and is a National Historic Landmark.

The Upper Section of the park has historic buildings, walking paths, picnic pavilions, fishing, and historical and environmental education programs.

The Lower Section of the park has historic buildings, walking paths, picnicking, picnic pavilions, fishing, non-motorized boat launching, outdoor recreation programs, historical and environmental education programs, and hosts special events and re-enactments.

Parts of the park are operated by the Friends of Washington Crossing and may charge a fee. Other parts of the park are free and open sunrise to sunset. www.washingtoncrossingpark.org

Nearby Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve showcases the extraordinary diversity of plants native to Pennsylvania. An entrance fee is charged. www.bhwp.org

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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.

You must have the free Adobe Reader to view the maps and brochures that are in pdf format (.pdf).

Alternate versions of the text of the brochures are in rich text and text formats. Click on the files to view them. To download (.rtf) files:
For Windows users, right click on the link then left click on "Save target as" to download the file to your computer. For Mac users, hold down the "Options" button and click on the link, then select "Save" to download the file to your computer.

Recreational Guide

Washington Crossing Historic Park Recreational Guide and Map (.pdf)  (626 kb, 6/16)
    large print version of the guide text (.rtf)

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.

Master Plan

Washington Crossing Historic Park Master Plan (.pdf)  (11,620 kb, 3/17)