Delaware & Raritan Canal (at Blackwells Mills Road - Middlebush)

Reference # : 
LSNJ108
Blackwells Mills Road
08873 Middlebush , NJ 40° 28' 45.7428" N, 74° 33' 17.604" W
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Comments: 

None reported.

Water: 
Launching considerations / restrictions:: 

If you put in on the south side of Blackwells Mills Road and want to paddle North, you will have to go under a very, very low bridge which could be a problem for tall paddlers.

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Driving Directions: 
  • I-287 to exit 10 (Route 18 East/CR-527/Easton Avenue/New Brunswick).
  • Proceed to 4th traffic light (DeMott Lane).
  • RIGHT on DeMott Lane and proceed about 2.5 miles to 'T intersection.
  • RIGHT on Amwell Road (CR-514).
  • Proceed 100 yards, and turn left in front of a church onto South Middlebush Road (CR-615).
  • Proceed 1.4 miles to Blackwells Mills Road.
  • RIGHT on Blackwells Mills Road and continue for about 2 miles.
  • LEFT into parking lot, just across the Canal on the West side.
Launch Area: 
Parking Situation: 
Large Parking Area.
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Facilities: 
Trash Receptacle