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Park Manager: Brian Heath
Contact Info: 215-639-4538
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Park Alerts ( 5 Alerts )

  • Archery hunting for deer will be allowed at Neshaminy State Park BY PERMIT ONLY from Saturday, September 39, 2018 to Friday, November 23, 2018 and from Saturday, December 29, 2018 to Friday, January 25, 2019. All Pennsylvania Game Commission rules and regulations apply. Hunting is not permitted within the picnic areas. Trail users are encouraged to wear blaze orange clothing, and are reminded of rules regarding keeping pets leashed. Please visit www.pgc.state.pa.us for archery hunting rules and regulations. Please contact the park office for additional information.

  • Neshaminy Swimming Pool is closed for the 2018 season.

  • Seasons and Hours: Contrary to the information on Google, Pennsylvania state parks are open every day of the year. Day use areas close at dusk. Park offices are open specific hours. Pools, beaches, and campgrounds are open specific seasons.

  • Drone Restrictions: To protect park resources, limit conflict with other park users, and avoid safety and privacy liabilities, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), remotely piloted vehicles (RPV) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), all commonly referred to as DRONES, are only permitted on designated flying fields in six remote controlled airfield parks (Beltsville, Benjamin Rush, Hillman, Lackawanna, Prompton, and Tuscarora). Drones are only permitted in other PA State Parks in very limited circumstances which require a special use permit.

  • General Firewood Quarantine: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has enacted a quarantine order for untreated firewood of any kind coming into the state. Any firewood brought into the state must be kiln dried, heat treated, fumigated, and/or USDA Certified.

    To protect the high quality and native character of our State Parks from exotic invasive species DCNR highly encourages all visitors to:

    • burn/buy locally cut firewood (within 25 miles)

    • BURN ALL firewood brought from another area. Do not leave it. Do not take it with you.

    • Encourage friends and neighbors not to move firewood

    • Do not remove firewood from a Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Area. Contact the PA Department of Agriculture, www.agriculture.pa.gov and search on the keyword Spotted Lantern Fly for current quarantine information.

Park Description

Neshaminy State Park is along the Delaware River in lower Bucks County. The park takes its name from Neshaminy Creek, which joins the Delaware at this point. The park measures 339 acres. The picnic areas and swimming pools are the most popular park attractions. Boating access to the Delaware River is provided at the marina.

Things To Do ( 7 Available)

If the activity symbol is blue, this activity can accommodate people with a disability. Please contact the park at 215-639-4538 for more details.

  • scenic_view

    Sight Seeing

  • fishing


  • swimming


  • picnic


  • boating


  • hiking


  • Close


    • Winks Lane
      Easiest 0.43 miles
      The trail is paved and winds through the picnic area adjacent to parking lot #2. Also, serves as a maintenance road and emergency vehicle access.
    • River Walk
      Easiest 0.92 miles
      River Walk Trail runs along the Delaware river and Neshaminy Creek. The trail is untreated and is four to six feet in wdth. There are several benches and a small overlook along the river. The trail starts along Delaware Drive and ends at the east end of Logan Walk.
    • Playground Road
      Easiest 0.14 miles
      Playground road leads from Delaware Drive to Logan walk, passing by the playground and through the picnic area.
    • Inner Loop
      Easiest 1.00 miles
      Inner loop runs through the interior of the park from the rear parking lots to the fire lanes area of the park. This trail also serves as a maintnenance road and emergency vehicle access.
    • Eagle Forest
      Easiest 0.64 miles
      The Eagles Forest Trail leads through the Eagles Forest area of the park. Along the trail are several waysides providing information about native trees, carbon sequestration, healthy habitats, and the benefits of trees. This area was planted with new trees starting in 2007.
    • Buck Trail
      Easiest 0.26 miles
      Buck Trail is a wide unpaved path leading from pavilion #2 area to the pine plantation.
    • East Walk
      Easiest 0.17 miles
      East walk is a paved trail that leads from parking area #2 to parking area #4. It passes by the pool and pavilion #2.
    • West Walk
      Easiest 0.17 miles
      West walk runs through the middle of the picnic area and passes by pavilion #1 and the pool.
    • Logan Walk
      Easiest 0.56 miles
    • Fire Lanes
      Easiest 0.95 miles
      There are several lanes running through this section of the park. This area provides good opportunities for bird and wildlife watching.
  • biking


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