Along the River
The adventurer in you will love Hunterdon County – home to the best side of the Delaware River!
Love to ride your bike? Take your bike down to the Delaware River Towpath! But if you need a bike first, stop in Pedego Electric Bikes in Lambertville and check out the smooth rides afforded through their offerings.
Before heading out, sip some coffee from Lambertville Trading Company and view the scenic Delaware River from the bridge to New Hope, Pa. or the famous Goat Hill Overlook before heading down the Towpath towards Hunterdon’s other beautiful river towns and scenic destinations.
In Stockton, refuel at Market Pizza before traveling to enjoy The Bulls Island Recreation Area (three miles north) is a small, forested island with stands of sycamore and silver maples and the only place on the canal with camping facilities (43 sites). Or take in the historic Prallsville Mills and experience this cultural and historical Hunterdon treasure.
As you ride north, enjoy the mighty Delaware and all its glory. You might even spot a Bald Eagle in this magnificent nature lover’s paradise along the river.
In Frenchtown, you can get an energy breakfast at the Frenchtown Cafe and enjoy the shows and exhibits at ArtYard. While there, enjoy the charming shops and boutiques of this famous borough that made it USA Today’s #1 nationally for Small Town Shopping
Further north, in Milford, enjoy food and drink at New Jersey’s first craft brewery, Descendants Brewing Company, or travel a little north to Phillips Farm and pick fresh berries and fruits in-season and shop the farmer’s market. This picturesque farm is home to six generations and supplies many of New York City’s finest restaurants with fresh produce for their seasonal menus. Phillips is a You can also enjoy the view from the Milford Bluffs, a preserve offering spectacular Delaware River views. It is a balanced mix of forest and fields, and the hot dry microclimates feature is specialized habitat for some of New Jersey’s rarest plants