Delaware Avenue at Union Avenue, Delanco, NJ
Phone: (856) 461-0561
OWNER: Delanco Township
DIRECTIONS: From the parking lot at Pennington Park, turn Left onto Creek Road. After 0.8 miles turn Left onto Coopertown Road. Turn Left at the light onto Burlington Avenue. Take the 4th Right onto Union Avenue, which will dead-end at the park. Park anywhere along Union Avenue or Willow Street, one block South.
FROM THE NEAREST HIGHWAY:
DIRECTIONS FROM NEAREST HIGHWAY: From I 295, take exit 45B and merge onto Rancocas Avenue Westbound. After 4.2 miles turn Left onto Route 130/Burlington Pike. After 0.3 miles turn Right onto Creek Road, which will become Coopertown Road and eventually Cooper Street. After 1.9 miles turn Left on Burlington Avenue. After 0.2 miles, turn Right on Union Avenue, which will dead-end at the park. Park along Union Avenue or along Willow
Street, one block South. Map
ACCESS AND PARKING: Open daily from dawn to dusk. Roadside parking only, street is not too busy.
A CLOSER LOOK: Hawk Island – Hawk Island is actually an undeveloped peninsula jutting West from the town of Delanco, with the Delaware River to the North and the Rancocas Creek to the South. Delanco Township is working with partner landowners to allow public access to Hawk Island and other wildlife-rich areas along the river. In the mean time, exploring the shores of Hawk Island by canoe or kayak is highly recommended. The marina at the end of Rancocas Avenue is a good starting point. To reach the marina from Union Avenue – turn Right on Burlington Avenue, bear Left on Pavilion Avenue, and turn Right on Rancocas Avenue. Visit www.njwildlifetrails.org and www.delancotownship.com for more information and updates.