Boating |  Fishing |  Natural Area |  Places to Visit |  Shopping/Supplies

Bull's Island Recreation Area is located on Daniel Bray Highway (Route 29) in Hunterdon County, 7 miles north of Lambertville, New Jersey (Click here to view/print/download road map ~ File Size 316KB).

PLEASE NOTE: THE BULLS ISLAND CAMPGROUND WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FULL 2013 SEASON AS TREES ARE ASSESSED AND REMOVED.

BOATING
A launching ramp provides boat access to the Delaware River. Canoes and rowboats may be used in both the river and canal. Power boats are only permitted in the river.

Canoe and Kayak Rentals
There are canoe/kayak liveries within easy driving distance. Inquire at the park office for information.

FISHING
Fishing in the D & R Canal and Delaware River is subject to all New Jersey Fishing Laws.
Canal: Catfish, eel, bass and trout.
River: Catfish, bass, pickerel, sunfish, suckers, carp and shad.

NATURAL AREA
Two unique forest types exist at Bulls Island, the Sycamor River Birch type and the Elm-Silver Maple type. The Island provides an excellent area for nature observations. It also contains one of the largest Ostrich Fern stands and many interesting species of birds and mammals.

PLACES TO VISIT
New Hope, PA
Peddlers Village, PA (near New Hope)
Lambertville, NJ
Flemington Glass Works, NJ
Washington Crossing State Parks (NJ & PA)
Historic Trenton, NJ

SHOPPING AREAS & SUPPLIES
Shopping
Stockton, NJ
Lambertville, NJ ~ Supermarkets, laundry, drug stores and fishing suppliers.
Lumberville, PA ~ Country Store: staples, milk, bread, cold cuts and canned goods

Wood
For sale at the park office when available.

Ice Cubes
Lumberville, PA
Lambertville, NJ ~ Heath's Atlantic Station supplies both cubes and blocks.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact the either of the offices listed below.

Main Park Office
D&R Canal State Park
145 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609/924-5705
Feeder Canal & Campground
Bull's Island Recreation Area
2185 Daniel Bray Highway
Stockton, NJ 08559
Phone: 609/397-2949