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Chespeake & Delaware Branch Canal

Canal Street, Delaware City, DE
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Beautiful canal trail

Went along the length of the trail to the state line for geocaching. There were a few people... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
For hiking and bike riding

The historic canal is scenic and enjoyable to walk along. Most of its length there is a trails... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
New Jersey
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“castle trail” (2 reviews)
“bike ride” (2 reviews)
Canal Street, Delaware City, DE
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Went along the length of the trail to the state line for geocaching. There were a few people fishing and lots of boats enjoying the waterway. Definitely a highlight of my trip!

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The historic canal is scenic and enjoyable to walk along. Most of its length there is a trails alongside the canal. Within Delaware City it assumes the form of particularly pretty promenade especially in the area of the marina and Battery Park. After a bike...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Chespeake and Delaware Branch Canal is an historic place for a visit. It is scenic and interesting and a nice outdoor stop.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

All in all this is become a beautiful trail system with a couple of easy hook ups you can do a bunch of different things. If you decide to park in Delaware city and ride out you can ride all the way out to the...More

1  Thank Bill T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice trail for bicycling or walking along the canal. The scenery is nice. Clean; nice and flat 👍The trail can be ridden "down town" for a bite to eat and cold beer with views of the Delaware River.

1  Thank 02queen
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome ride and trails along the C&D canal! Nature at its best! Be safe and courteous and don't leave any trash behind!

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The Mike Castle Trail along the C & D is a wonderful and relaxing trip whether you are biking, skating, or walking. A friend and I took the trail from where it starts in Delaware City to the Summit North Marina in Bear, Delaware. It...More

Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 28 May 2012

This was built to shorten the distance by boat from this area to Philadelphia. It now serves as a lovely inland waterway in this part of Delaware

Thank Pnemiller
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