Upper Black Eddy, PA

A Magical Wonder To Experience

Two notable geographic features of Upper Black Eddy are Ringing Rocks Park and Nockamixon Cliffs. The park is a 4-acre boulder field of weathered Sonorous Stones, some of which “ring” much like a bell when struck with a hammer. This park also includes Bucks County’s highest waterfall situated on High Rocks Creek. The Cliffs are 400 foot shale cliffs overlooking the Delaware River and are located within the Delaware Canal State Park.

The unincorporated village of Upper Black Eddy is located in northern Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 58 miles west southwest of New York City and 45 miles north of Philadelphia. Upper Black Eddy is officially part of Bridgeton Township which connects with the Borough of Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey via the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission’s free Upper Black Eddy-Milford Bridge over the Delaware River.

Upper Black Eddy originates from the Black family who operated a hotel at this point of the Delaware River and did share part of its unique name with the former village of Lower Black Eddy, now known as Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania. The village’s growth in the early 19th century was due to the opening of the Pennsylvania Canal passing through the village. As a result canal-related businesses sprung up quickly, including a shipyard, mule stables, general store, and several hotels.

Bridgeton House on the Delaware

1525 River Road
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972


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Bridgeton House on the Delaware, a riverfront luxury New Hope bed and breakfast inn. Our unique, riverfront, New Hope inn offers fine lodging about twenty minutes north of historic New Hope, PA in . . . Upper Black Eddy, PA. We are ninety minutes from NYC & sixty minutes from Philadelphia.

An award wining Riverfront Boutique Hotel- “Top 3 USA Riverfront Getaway’ – Huffington Post “Best Weekend Getaway From NYC”- Pure Wow “Top 4 USA Romantic Destination”- Country Living Magazine “Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence”- Trip Advisor

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Shad’Toberfest Canceled

As you may have heard, Lambertville was devastated by flooding from Ida.
We decided to cancel Shad’Toberfest. This decision was not made lightly. However, we could not burden the already stressed infrastructure of the City. The festival brings thousands of visitors to Lambertville and that burden would not help our City right now.
The need in Lambertville is great with over half the homes in the City affected by Hurricane Ida’s unprecedented flooding.
There are some people that will spend a year getting their house back to a livable condition and some who will never return to their beloved homes because of the severe damage they sustained. In light of this tragedy, we are working on a fundraiser to benefit those flood victims hit hardest by Hurricane Ida. Stay tuned for details.