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Nearby Attractions to Ralph Stover State Park

Information about Ralph Stover State Park’s nearby attractions is available from Visit Bucks County.

Explore the Area

Ralph Stover State Park is not far from the Delaware River and New Jersey border. The closest communities are Point Pleasant and Pipersville, which offer a few places to eat and relax.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce and the Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Ralph Stover State Park is close to several state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

Nockamixon State Park

The 5,286-acre Nockamixon State Park is in the rolling hills of scenic Bucks County, close enough to Philadelphia for a day trip, but far enough away for a vacation.

Tohickon Creek, Three Mile Run, and Haycock Run feed the 1,450-acre Lake Nockamixon, which is a rest stop for migrating waterfowl and a destination for boaters and anglers.

Visitors can stay the night in a cabin or enjoy the many activities of the park for the day. Popular activities are picnicking, swimming in the pool, hiking, biking, disc golfing, hunting, fishing, and boating.

Delaware Canal State Park

Delaware Canal State Park consists of a historic canal and 60-mile-long towpath. The park also includes a 90-acre pond, many miles of river shoreline, and 11 river islands.

The towpath offers an opportunity for walkers, joggers, bicyclists, cross-country skiers, and bird watchers to explore the outdoors. Fishing and kayaking is also popular.

Washington Crossing Historic Park

Washington Crossing Historic Park preserves the site of George Washington’s dramatic boat crossing of the Delaware River during the American Revolution and is a National Historic Landmark.

The park features two sections, both including historic buildings, walking paths, picnic pavilions, fishing, and historical and environmental education programs.

Tyler State Park

The 1,711-acre Tyler State Park hosts trails, park roads, and facilities carefully nestled within the original farm and woodland setting. Neshaminy Creek meanders through the park, dividing the land into several interesting sections.

Outdoor recreational activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding, picnicking, boating, fishing, and disc golfing.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

The Tohickon Valley Park is a short drive from the park and offers additional recreational amenities. On the New Jersey side is Wescott Preserve.

Pennsylvania Heritage Areas

Heritage Areas protect, enhance, and promote Pennsylvania’s historic, natural, cultural, and scenic resources.

The Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor is a multi-use trail spanning 165 miles through a five-county region. This is a nationally significant historic transportation route that traverses railroads, canals, rivers, and trails.