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Nearby Attractions to Tyler State Park

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

Explore the Area

Tyler State Park is located near Newtown Borough, which is part of the Philadelphia metropolitan region. It was named one of the coolest small towns in America in 2011. It boasts numerous sites on the National Register of Historic Places as well as eateries and shops.

Learn about some of the area businesses and things to do from the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce.

Nearby State Parks and Forests

Tyler State Park is close to three state parks, where visitors can enjoy recreation, education, and other activities.

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.

Ralph Stover State Park

Tohickon Creek flows through the 45-acre Ralph Stover State Park, making a scenic picnic area. The nearby high rocks section of the park is a lovely overlook of the Tohickon Creek.

Recreational activities include hiking, whitewater rafting, fishing, and rock climbing.

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.

Other Nearby Outdoor Spaces and Natural Places

Core Creek Park along lake Luxembourg is a short drive to the southeast and Warminster Community Park to the southwest, offering additional recreational opportunities.

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.