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Neshaminy State Park, Bensalem

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Neshaminy State Park is a 330acre Pennsylvania state park in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States. Visitors to the park can catch a glimpse of the Philadelphia skyline from a hiking trail on Logan Point. The park is located at the confluence of Neshaminy Creek and the Delaware River. Neshaminy State Park is just off Interstate 95 on Pennsylvania Route 132.HistoryMost of the lands of Neshaminy State Park were donated to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by the estate of Robert R. Logan in 1956. Logan was a descendant of James Logan who was the colonial secretary to William Penn the founder of Pennsylvania. Dunks Ferry Road, which forms the western boundary of the park, is one of the oldest roads in Pennsylvania. It was built in 1679 by Dunken Williams to provide access to his ferry which crossed the Delaware River. Dunks Ferry Inn was a major rest stop that served travelers from the mid-18th until the late 19th century.
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  • What a great spot for a reenactment, plenty of space , food vendors, good parking FREE to the Public , River tails , Great park Rangers , Knowledgeable reenactors, Dog Friendly, playground and a swimm...  more »
  • Great local park with nice little trails and a great sunset experience by the river. You can see center city on a clear day.  more »
  • We took a long, leisurely walk in the late afternoon on the last warm Saturday in November, and enjoyed the deep colors accentuated by the setting sun, the beautiful reflections off the river and the ...  more »
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  • This is one of those locations that you can come to year round. Wide open fields where kids can run and play. Pretty well kept cooking/social areas. Plenty of walking areas on grass, pavement, or sand. The swimming pool is nice but needs some updating. Lastly, there's a good amount of security patrolling to help ensure safety.
  • It was just lots of things to do at the place. They have a gigantic pool with the capacity of 2,000 people and they have water slides that go inside the pool. They food is amazing. They have a playground and a volley court. They have places for picnics and lots of open field to play
  • Nice little park with pavilions, playground, pool (overpriced fee) and river. During the week its a great stop but overcrowded most weekends during summer, trash left around can be seen at times. Blaring music is a problem, esp when more than 1 speaker, in different languages are blaring at the same time. It seems noone abides by the speed restriction when the rangers open the path leading to the water, where people are walking/children biking.
  • So relaxing. Big parking lot. Tons of benches and tables. Grills. 2 big Pavillions. Clean bathrooms. Awesome place to go whether your just looking for a place to park your car for a quick nap during your lunch, or somewhere to host a big holiday BBQ.
  • Very nice and very clean. A lot of walking trails. There are a lot of very well-kept playground equipment items for the kids.