The Tidal Delaware Water Trail showcases the the Natural Resources that line the river. Visit the locations where resources like wetlands and freshwater tidal marshes are preserved, protected, and displayed for visitors and naturalists alike.

Abbott Marshland

Abbott Marshlands includes a combination of marsh and swampland. The Marshlands include tidal streams, ponds and beaver dams, islands dotted with trees, and wooded uplands along the slopes of bluffs that surround three sides of the Marshlands.

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Amico Island Park

Amico Island is a 55-acre peninsula featuring a upland forests, freshwater ponds and wetlands, river shoreline and meadows. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing and picnicking at the confluence of the Rancocas Creek and Delaware River.

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Biles Island, PA

Biles Island is currently being developed into a 525 acre recreational site by ACT Engineers under the direction of Falls Township.

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Bristol Marsh

Bristol Marsh is a freshwater tidal marsh located along the Delaware River, just southwest of Bristol Borough’s Historic District. It is one of the few remaining freshwater tidal marshes along the Delaware River.

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Burlington Island

Burlington Island is a 300 acre island which was the location of the first recorded settlement in New Jersey and extends back to 1624. A noteworthy feature is the large lake-within-an-island-within-a-river. In the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, the island was used as an amusument park. Today, the site has been abandoned, however, many […]

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is a 1000 acre National Wildlife Refuge spanning Philadelphia and Delaware counties. The refuge was established in 1972 for the goals of preserving, restoring, and developing the Tinicum Marsh.

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Lardner’s Point Park

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Neshaminy State Park

Neshaminy State Park is a 339 acre state park along the Delaware River in lower Bucks County. The park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. Amenities include picnic areas, hiking trails, swimming pools, and boating access at the marina.

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Newbold Island

Newbold Island is home to a private use helipad three miles northwest of Bordentown, NJ,

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Palmyra Cove Nature Center

Palmyra Cove Nature Park is 250 acres of green in a highly developed area on the Delaware River just south of the Tacony Palmyra Bridge. The site features woodlands, wetlands, tidal cove and wild river shore line and serves as an important feeding site for migratory birds.

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Petty Island

Petty Island is a 300 acre island surrounded by 140 acres of tidal flats. The island has an array of diverse wild life including bald eagles, hawks, and falcons, in addition to rare plants such as the awl-leaf arrowhead and water marigold.

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Taylor Wildlife Preserve

The Wildlife Preserve was created in 1975 on 86 acres of their land. The Preserve features a walking trail and fishing sites along the river.

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Tinicum Island

Little Tinicum Island is a long and narrow island in the Delaware River off the coast of Tinicum Township which has been managed by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry as part of the William Penn State Forest since 1982. The island features both forest and marsh habitats.

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Washington Green Park

Washington Avenue Green is a one acre site of a former Pier 53. The pier is currently being restored as a public park.

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