Landmarks and Mileage

A guide to features along the Delaware Canal

This Delaware Canal Landmark and Mileage chart shows the results of a comprehensive survey of the entire length of the Delaware Canal, in the interest of locating physical landmark features of the waterway such as locks, bridges, waste gates and the like. It is helpful for the user in that it indicates parking, picnic and restroom facilities, along with the landmark information.

The chart below is an abridged version of the most important landmarks along the Canal. For a full list of landmarks, which includes GPS coordinates, click here to view and download the PDF version of the Landmark and Mileage chart.

If you’d like to see the map for a specific location, simply open the PDF and paste the latitude (second column from the right) and longitude (right column) into a map locator such as Google maps, separating each set of coordinates with a space. Then click “Search Maps” to view the map.

More more information on this chart and how to use it, you may download the author’s notes.

Landmark and Mileage Chart

Miles from BristolWhat to See
FacilitiesCanal Landmark, Structure or Feature
0.14LockparkingTide Lock – Riverfront Park
0.29LockLock 1 – Bristol Lock 1
0.49 LockLock 2 – Bristol Lock 2
0.55 LockLock 3 – Bristol Lock 3
0.962 Washington Street – Begininng of watered canal
1.000 parkingParking next to Grundy Mill, near RR Station at Prospect Street
1.110 Jefferson Avenue – Bristol Lagoon
1.213 parkingOverflow from Lagoon, with foot bridge
1.297 Railroad Overpass (Amtrak)
1.424 Waste GateAdam's Hollow Waste Gate
1.47 Stone culvert under Adams Hollow Creek
2.119Green Lane
2.706LockLock 4 – Edgely Lock
3.085 parkingEdgely Road
4.023StructureparkingInverted Siphon Outlet at Levittown Shopping Center (Home Depot)
4.31 Inverted Siphon Inlet at Levittown Shopping Center (Dunkin' Donuts)
4.604 Passageway under Southbound Route 13
4.667 Passageway under Northbound Route 13
5.582 parkingMill Creek Road, Falls Township Park 0.1 mile west
5.692 Waste GateWaste Gate
7.609 Tyburn Road culvert, south end, trail detour
7.713 Tyburn Road culvert, north end, trail detour
8.691 Conrail Tracks over culvert, trail detour, the "Hill Climb"
9.530 parkingBridge Street, 7­Eleven Shopping Center, trail detour
10.179 Waste GateWaste gate
10.320 parkingTrenton Avenue, leads to Calhoun Street Bridge
10.706 parkingEast Ferry Road
12.261 parking-picnicBlack Rock Road ­ over culvert
13.25 Path to Macclesfield Park
13.281 Yardley Water Co. 12" main
13.340 LockLock 5 – Yardley Lock
13.486 Letchworth Avenue – bridge
13.59 Silver Creek (earlier Van Horn Creek)
13.751 College Avenue – bridge
13.977 Afton Avenue (Route 332) ­ bridge
14.011 AqueductYardley Aqueduct at Brock Creek, waste gate adjacent
14.376 Mary Yardley Footbridge, Fuld Avenue
14.693 Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Sommers"
14.871 LockLock 6 – Lear's Lock
15.093 StructureSpillway, concrete
15.117 Interstate 95, Scudders Falls Bridge overhead
15.15 StructureOverflow, natural
15.227 parkingWoodside Road, Park & Ride lot
15.240 Waste GateWaste gate
15.483 LockparkingLock 7 – Borden's Lock
15.483 Park Maintenance Area, ­ Yardley
15.947 Waste GateWaste gate, overflow, Dyers Creek
16.097 Mt. Eyre Road ­ bridge
16.348 Bridge, queen post truss, "Milk House"
16.50 Milk House Creek
16.686 Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Goat Farm"
17.002 AqueductTaylorsville Aqueduct, Hough's Creek
17.325 Bridge, "Tebola Beans" of oil truck fame
17.589 Camelback bridge, "White's Bridge", only traces remain
17.852 parkingRoute 532, Washington Crossing, near Park parking area
18.482 Pedestrian bridge, "Crow's Bridge"
18.756 Remnants of Malone's Lower Bridge
19.120 Malone's Upper Bridge, "Buckstone", David Library
19.37 Old bridge abutment, only berm side now present
19.60 Old bridge abutment, only berm side now present
20.041 AqueductAqueduct ­– Lawless, Stoney Run, Jericho Creek
21.011 Old bridge abutment
21.459 Bridge, concrete deck, Rossiter's
21.789 Stop GateStop gate, Bowman's Hill (repaired 2008)
21.819 Waste GateWaste gate, (Bowman's Hill, Pidcock Creek, Maintenance Area
22.000 Revolutionary War memorial and grave site
22.164 StructureConcrete overflow, Pidcock Creek (Neely's Creek?)
22.200Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Thompson ­Neely"
22.266 parkingCulvert / bridge, Washington Crossing Park / Bowman's Hill
23.045 Ferman's Creek inlet
23.573 Flop GateFlop gate, controls river entry to canal
23.684 Bridge, Water View
23.742 Bridge ­– Union Paper, The Waterworks entrance
23.771 Old stop gate, regulated flow into paper mill
23.809 Foot bridge to Waterworks
23.82 "Paper Mill Lock" ­ removed 1847, wall segments remain
23.840 Bridge –­ Union Mills, The Waterworks exit
23.990 Bridge and inlet gate to Delaware, east of Canal
24.001 Bridge at Chez Odette, blocked to vehicles
24.01 LockLock 8, drop gate upper end – New Hope Lock 8
24.044 Access / culvert to Chez Odette
24.121 LockLock 9 – New Hope Lock 9
24.14 Waste GateWaste gate, Dark Hollow Creek
24.15 StructureOverflow
24.25 LockLock 10 – New Hope Lock 10, now area of Route 32 culvert
24.29 Foot bridge at lower gate Lock 11 (2003)
24.30 LockparkingLock 11 – New Hope Lock 11, rebuilt 2003
24.313 Lock 11 – Locktender's House, Friends of the Delaware Canal
24.53 AqueductAqueduct ­ New Hope, Aquetong Creek, Ingham Creek
25.409 Rabbit Run Bridge, (Route 32
25.45 Culvert, Rabbit Run
25.65 Route 202 Bridge overhead
25.74 parkingFoot bridge, Malcolm Crooks, Solebury Canal Park (2009)
26.136 Phillips' Mill Bridge
26.19 Culvert, Primrose Creek (Phillip's Creek)
26.799 parkingLower Limeport Bridge, Hal H. Clark County Park
27.213 Upper Limeport Bridge, "Col. Haines" (replaced 2013)
27.631 Overflow, concrete (60' with railing)
27.681 Route 263, Centre Bridge­-Stockton Bridge, Dilly's Corner
28.024 Redfield Bridge
28.20 Anchors for suspension bridge to Hendrick's Island, lost in 1955 flood
28.56 Johnson's Creek
28.863 Stop GateStop gate, Virginia Forrest (repaired 2008)
28.880 Waste GateWaste gate, Paxson Creek
28.967 parking-picnic-restroomVirginia Forrest Recreation Area, new bridge (1998), river access
29.48 StructureOverflow, concrete
29.912 Private bridge, Delaware Quarries
30.010 Culvert under Canal, Cuttalossa Creek (replaced 2015)
30.146 StructureOverflow
30.470 Waste GateWaste gate and overflow, Lumberville Creek, Coppernose Creek
30.914 Foot bridge, Lumberville to Bulls Island via Lock 12 & Route 32
31.018 LockLock 12 – Lumberville Lock
31.111 AqueductAqueduct –­ Lumberville, Paunnacussing Creek
31.230 Creek entrance
31.285 StructureOverflow
31.425 Raritan Dam, wing dam (D&R Canal feeder enters on NJ side)
32.066 Waste GateWaste gate and spillway
32.349 Canal bridge at Lock 13, from Mountainside parking lot
32.363 LockLock 13 – Point Pleasant Lock, White's Lock
32.45 Point Pleasant Pumping Station
32.524 LockLock 14 – White's Lock
32.547 Waste GateWaste gate, Hickory Creek
32.712 Vehicle bridge, Kinsman Company
32.750 AqueductAqueduct –­ Point Pleasant, Tohickon Creek
32.842 Point Pleasant Avenue, Pratt Pony truss bridge (built 1877, rehab.1995)
32.91 Tohickon Creek
33.386 Smithtown Bridge No. 1, Walter's Nursery, "Clymers"
33.945 parkingSmithtown Bridge No. 2, "Sollidays" (rebuilt 2003), Praul's Island access
35.176 Smithtown Bridge No. 3
35.19 Lock 15 / 16 – Smithtown Locks, Locktender House present
35.557 Smithtown Bridge No. 4
35.574 Waste GatesWaste gates, Smithtown Creek, Worman's Creek on surveys
35.879 Smithtown Bridge No. 5 (rebuilt 2013)
36.189 LockLock 17 – Treasure Island Lock, bridge over Canal
36.814 StructureConcrete overflow spillway, waste gate
36.92 Bridge, "Petritis", survey map notes "remains of abutment"
37.195 AqueductAqueduct – Tinicum Creek
37.361 Waste gatesWaste gates
37.503 Route 32 near Golden Pheasant Inn
37.80 StrructureOverflow, masonry spillway
38.242 parkingHeadquarters Road ­over culvert
38.60 parking-picnicTinicum Park Picnic Area, road extension to Canal
38.61 Buckeye Co. Pipeline Crossing
38.85 Swamp Creek
39.34 StructureSpillway
39.398 Waste GateWaste gate, Ben Toy gate (earlier Farley's)
39.945 Uhlerstown Hill Road ­ covered bridge
39.970LockLock 18 – Uhlerstown Lock
41.311 Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Hazzard's"
41.756 LockLock 19 – Lodi Lock, DCSP Park Office, Lodi
41.84 Waste GateDouble waste gate
42.360 Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Sphar's"
42.701Berm Lane, bridge, "Gottlieb"
45.03 Falls Creek
45.78 Stop GateStop gate, Indian Rock
45.838 Waste GateWaste gate, Narrowsville
45.86Indian Rock Inn
46.730 LockparkingLock 20 – Narrowsville Lock, Parking Bridge
47.162 AqueductGallow's Run Aqueduct
47.708 Island Road, Evans Bridge
47.878 Nicholas Bridge
48.244 Trauger's Bridge – Farm Market
48.573 Stop GateStop gate – Trauger's
48.603 Trauger's Bridge
48.700StructureOverflow, spillway
48.71 Masonry arch – Rodges Run
49.227LockparkingLock 21 – Durham Lock
49.267 AqueductAqueduct – Durham, Cooks Creek, Durham Creek
49.403 parkingPA Fishing & Boating access, large wooden vehicle bridge
50.28Foot bridge (new 2009) to Riegelsville Roebling Bridge
50.340 parkingDelaware Road – Riegelsville Bridge
51.327 Foot bridge to Mueller's Kitchen and General Store
51.327 Stop GateStop gate, Rocky Falls
51.356 Waste GateWaste gate, Rocky Falls
52.136 AqueductparkingAqueduct – Kleinhan's, footbridge, Frys Run, Kleinhan's Creek
53.104 parking-picnic-restroomTheodore Roosevelt Recreation Area (canoe access)
53.104 Canal Road Bridge – Access to Recreation Area
53.11 LockLocks 22 / 23 – Groundhog Lock, Raubsville Lock
53.425Foot bridge
53.948StructureEmergency overflow with wooden foot bridge
54.076StructureOverflow
54.171Camelback BridgeAuthentic Camelback Bridge, "Smith's," aka "Woody's"
54.728 Waste GateWaste gate, foot bridge, waste gate, near Brown's Terrace
56.20 Wooden foot bridge to Wy-­Hit­-Tuk Park – "Monet" Bridge
56.570 Stop GateparkingStop gate, Wy-­Hit­-Tuk, vehicle bridge
57.297 Waste GateWaste gate – Black Iron Frame
58.002 Stop GateFoot bridge, stop gate, Easton Treatment Plant
58.03 Flop GateFlop gate to Delaware River
58.88LockLock 24 – Easton Lock, Guard Lock
58.899 parkingGuard Lock / Forks of the Delaware / Fish Ladder