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The D&H Towpath Trail - Minisink Ford, NY

Hiking Trail or Trailhead
The D&H Towpath Trail – Photograph by: National Park Service

Come discover a path to the past! Experience natural beauty and local history while you explore along the banks of the Delaware River.

Approximately one-third of a mile long, the Towpath Trail follows the path of the Delaware & Hudson Canal. Mostly flat, the trail is an easy walk for those interested in seeing remnants of two different junctures in canal history. There are seven stops at points of culture and technological interest.

#1 Slackwater Dam
#2 Guard Lock
#3 Slackwater Towpath
#4 The Icebreakers
#5 Wurtz and Lord Foundation Stone
#6 Canal Remnants
#7 Canal Junction

Please stay on the path. The Towpath Trail occupies a narrow corridor of public land. Please respect our neighbors’ privacy and stay out of restricted areas.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs must be on a leash no longer than 6' in length and as always, please clean up after your pet.

Trail Distance

2/3 mile round trip