Stockton’s Bull’s Island Recreation Area is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the Delaware River Towns. Conveniently located off New Jersey Highway 29, the recreation area has something to offer almost anyone. Here are 5 reasons we recommend planning a visit soon.
Bull’s Island is a well-known fishing hot spot. In fact, it is usually listed among New Jerseys top fishing spots. Bull’s Island has access to several different waterways including the Delaware River and the D&R canal. Whatever your level of experience or preference you can have a blast fishing the waters around this special area.
Bull’s Island is a fantastic place to reconnect with nature. There is a ton of nature within this beautiful area. Deer, beavers, bald eagles and more are commonly sighted. Visitors can also expect to see dozens of different tree species and local fauna.
Picnics and Barbeques
Interested in a picnic or outdoor barbeque? We’ve got you covered. The park contains a ton of perfect areas to enjoy a family picnic. It also has a dozen or so barbeque grills that are perfect for cooking your favorite fare. Pack up your sweetheart or family and enjoy a meal while taking in the scenery of Bull’s Island.
Hiking and Walking
Want to get out and enjoy a leisurely walk or hike? This is a great spot to traverse. Between the nature, rivers, and tranquility of the forest Bull’s Island has a lot to offer. The terrain is not very difficult to get around which is perfect for family hikes or walks, especially for those with younger children.
The Walking Bridge and The Black Bass Hotel
Bull’s Island contains a very cool walking bridge that crosses the Delaware River. The bridge not only provides access across the river to the Pennsylvania side but also offers a spectacular vantage point. It gets even better. Located a few hundred feet from the walking bridge on the PA side is The Black Bass Hotel. The Black Bass has amazing food, great scenery, and even rooms if you are so inclined to spend the night.
We highly recommend anyone who is lucky enjoy to live or be visiting the Delaware River Towns to take some time out of their day and enjoy this scenic recreation area. We don’t think you will be disappointed.