Upper Makefield Township

Kids at Brownsburg Park, Upper Makefield PA

Recreation

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

 Park Survey

  Tell us what you think! 

As the Township parks continue to grow and develop, the Board of Supervisors and Park and Recreation Board would like to know your thoughts—what you would like to see at  Brownsburg and Lookout Parks.

Please complete this simple, 5-question survey online to tell us what you like about our parks and which improvements you would welcome. You may also download a PDF of our survey  and return it to the Township, 1076 Eagle Road, Newtown, PA  18940.You can also scan your completed survey and email it back to us at info@uppermakefield.org.

Thank you.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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
www.umbaseballsoftball.org

Spring Girls’ Softball
www.umbaseballsoftball.org

Fall Soccer
www.umnsc.org

Winter Basketball
www.umbasketball.org

Council Rock Lacrosse
www.councilrocklacrosse.org
crlax@comcast.net