Spring Canal Walks

Spring Canal Walks

Posted on February 19, 2019

Saturday, March 9 – 10:00 a.m. 5 m Walk – Kingston to Griggstown Causeway (MP). Discover the area’s mining resources, canal villages, a lock and will pass by the woods behind General Washington’s final headquarters.
Short walk is 1.9 to Rocky Hill. Leader: Pamela V’Combe

Saturday, May 11 – 10:00 a.m. 6 m Walk – Griggstown to Colonial Park (MP) @ 156 Mettlers Road, Parking
lot F, Somerset, NJ 08873. Many blooms along the trail in May, including a bridgetender’s garden, abundant flora
trail and the nationally acclaimed Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden. Short walk is 3.5m to Blackwell’s Mills.
Leader: Pamela V’Combe

Saturday, May 18 – 10:00 a.m. History Bike Tour on the D&R Canal towpath from Kingston to Griggstown
and back, 10 miles round trip. Explore the structures along the D&R Canal with Canal Watch trustee Bob Barth.
Meet at the locktender’s home in Kingston. Bring water; helmet required. Allow three hours. Leader: Bob Barth


For more information, go to canalwatch.org . All Saturday Canal Walks begin at 10 AM, unless noted. Meeting Places are designated with “(MP)” in the walk
description. Contact information for Program Leaders is below. If emailing, use “D&R Canal” in subject header.
Bob Barth, 201-401-3121; bbarth321@aol.com Jessica Hunsdon, 732-993-4505
Pamela V’Combe, 609-635-2783; pjvcombe@gmail.com

Source: D&R Canal Watch