Washington Crossing State Park Loop

Washington Crossing State Park

View of the Delaware River from an overlook - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff View of the Delaware River from an overlook - Photo credit: Daniela Wagstaff

Walk through history in the footsteps of Revolutionary War soldiers then traverse the park through a well marked network of hiking trails, horse paths and the D&R Canal towpath.

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Walk south through the parking lot towards the Nelson House, a white historic building with a white picket fence.  Follow the brick walk around the house as it veers left and leads to a pedestrian overpass into the park.  At the end of the pedestrian walkway, the green dot trail begins but first head to the left a short distance to a walled-in overlook for views of the Delaware River and canal...

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October 28, 2013
The most convoluted trail I have ever been on
I am an experienced trail walker but these directions are not followable. Finally, in frustration, we ended up walking out of the park and on to a residential street where we headed to the canal and followed it back to the trail head. This trail is poorly marked and with so many twists and nebulous turns that it is not worth the effort.  
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