Washington Crossing State Park is 1.1 mi. s.e. on River Rd. (SR 29), then 1.5 mi. n.e. to 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd. The park marks the site of the historic Delaware River crossing by Gen. George Washington and the Continental Army prior to the Battle of Trenton. The Visitor Center Museum houses an extensive collection of Revolutionary War artifacts.
Exhibits also are displayed at the Nelson House and the Johnson Ferry House. A nature center offers guided nature walks by appointment. Additional park features include the George Washington Memorial Arboretum, the John W.H. Simpson Observatory and the Open Air Theatre, where summer performances take place.
Guided tours are available.
Free. Parking: $7 (New Jersey residents $5), Sat.-Sun. and holidays, Memorial Day-Labor Day.
Hours: Park open daily 8-8, in summer; 8-6, in fall and spring; 8-4:30, in winter. Visitor center open daily 9-4. Nature center open Wed.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. noon-4. Nelson House open Sat.-Sun. 11-6, in summer; otherwise varies. Observatory open during special programs.