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Address: 3401 State Road Bensalem, PA 19020-5930
Park Manager: Brian Heath
Contact Info: 215-639-4538
neshaminysp@pa.gov
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Park Alerts ( 5 Alerts )

  • 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.

  • Due to accumulation of silt within the Marina basin, the Marina will be performing hydraulic dredging to maintain safe boater access. While minimal disruption to general operations is expected, please be observant for temporary traffic detours during this time. Please contact the Marina Office for additional details and information.

  • The Neshaminy State Park Marina will be switching to its winter operating hours from November 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. During the winter season the marina is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. These operating hours include all fishing and boating activities.

  • Archery hunting for deer will be allowed at Neshaminy State Park BY PERMIT ONLY from Saturday, September 30, 2017 to Friday, November 24, 2017 and from Tuesday, December 26, 2017 to Friday, Januray 26, 2018. 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.

  • 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.

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

    Fishing

  • swimming

    Swimming

  • picnic

    Picnicking

  • boating

    Boating

  • hiking

    Hiking

  • Close

    Trails

    • 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

    Biking

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