Upper Makefield Township

Kids at Brownsburg Park, Upper Makefield PA


Upper Makefield’s most famous park is Washington Crossing Historic Park. Visitors and residents alike also have access to 3 other recreation areas including Brownsburg Park, Lookout Park, and Delaware Canal State Park.

Township-owned Parks

Brownsburg Park

1455 River Road
New Hope, PA 18938
(between Brownsburg Road East and Stoneybrook Road)

A new, ADA-compliant playground with play areas designated for younger and older children opened in 2008. With the help of donations and sponsorships, the township has recently added a pavilion with restrooms, concession space and a covered picnic area.

Fundraising efforts: Buy a Brick Campaign, License Plates and Blankets, and sponsorship opportunities.

Lookout Park
1565 River Road
New Hope, PA 18938
(between Lurgan Road and Brownsburg Road East)

This park has 3 baseball fields, 2 softball fields, the “Tenderfoot Trail” for walkers and bikers, plus a snack shack and restrooms.

Click here to learn about Tick Management Techniques in Lookout Park.

State-owned Parks

Washington Crossing Historic Park
Visit the site of the most famous event in Upper Makefield’s history – George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River in 1776! You can also stroll through Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, which preserves the native plants of Pennsylvania.

Delaware Canal State Park
The Delaware Canal is the only continuously-intact canal remaining from the great towpath era of the early and mid-19th century.

 TickEncounter Resource Center Tick Spotting

The University of Rhode Island has developed a comphrensive, yet simple website for you to report any tick findings, identify ticks, and any and all news related to ticks, including Pennsyvania. We encourage you to visit this site to learn how to manage ticks when enjoying the outdoors. http://www.tickencounter.org/ .

Sports Programs Registration

Please check the individual websites for information.

Spring Baseball

Spring Girls’ Softball

Fall Soccer

Winter Basketball

Council Rock Lacrosse