A new bike/walk crossing over the Delaware River

No toll for those biking or walking.

For those who enjoy walking or bicycling along the D&R Canal towpath by the Delaware River, there’s now one more way to cross between New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

The new Scudders Fall/I-295 bridge includes a multi-use path on the north side of the bridge, separated by a wall and more from vehicles. You can access it on the New Jersey side from the D&R towpath along Route 29 north of the bridge (parking is just a bit further north). On the Pennsylvania side, the access point is near the Yardley park and ride.
 
Thanks to the path on the bridge, you can now walk or bike about 3 miles from Washington Crossing State Park (larger parking lot!) to the bridge, cross over and bike back on the Pennsylvania side for a total of about 7 miles. Or you can bike from the bridge to Trenton, cross the river there and head back — a 10-mile loop.
 
WWBPA board member Steve Hagen is one who enjoys bike rides along the D&R Canal towpath. You can read his tips here.

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