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D & H Canal Linear Park - Wurtsboro, NY

Hiking Trail or Trailhead
Lock 50 of the former D&H Canal

This linear park consists of 45 acres and approximately 3½ miles of trail situated along the historic D&H Canal. Remains of the original locks, drydock & waste weirs are visible from the towpath trail. Interpretive signs are located in the park to assist the visitor identify the various canal structures. Two accesses are open at this time, both are located off Route 209.

Hornbeck's basin access is located ½ mile north of Wurtsboro; the Bova Road access is located 4½ miles north of Wurtsboro between the Hamlets of Summitville and Phillipsport. Bova Road is also home to the Lock 50 Interpretive Center with exhibits, a book store, and restrooms. The trail is ideal for hikers, bikers, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, nature watching and fishing. Picnic tables and grills along with porta-johns are available at both accesses.

Pet Friendly Notes

Leashed dogs welcome. Please pick up and dispose of waste.

Vertical Gain or Loss

primarily flat