Millstone Valley Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayNew Jersey

All Photos (22)

  • Autumn Along the D&R Canal Towpath

    The D&R Canal towpath runs immediately adjacent to the canal, which reflects autumn's vivid colors in its glassy waters.

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  • Rocky Hill Historic District

    A tree shrouds the architectural character of Rocky Hill, which stems from its beginnings in the Colonial period and is still prevalent today.

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  • Red Barn of River Road Farm

    A giant red barn marks one of the farms along the River Road that prospered when a nearby bridge was constructed that linked the farms to the D&R Canal.

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  • Griggstown Bridgetenders House

    A white fence runs through fallen leaves toward the stone Griggstown Bridgetenders House, which was one of the original locktenders houses constructed when the D&R Canal was built.

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  • Bridge Over Millstone River in Montgomery

    This bridge, Griggstown Causeway, provides a path over the calm Millstone River in Montgomery.

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  • Stone Bridge in Kingston, New Jersey

    Between the green boughs reaching out from either bank of the D&R Canal lies the red locktender's station and an arched stone bridge spanning the waters.

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  • The Story of the D&R Canal

    A green lawn spreads below shady trees behind an interpretive sign telling the story of the Delaware and Raritan Canal.

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  • Old Millstone Forge

    Wooden shingles line the wall of the top story while a cement and gray first story make an interesting contrast on the Old Millstone Forge, referred to as the longest-operating blacksmith shop in America.

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  • Across Reflecting Waters From Franklin Inn

    The former home of Annie Van Liew stands amidst the picturesque surroundings of green trees, grassy fields, and clearly reflecting water.

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  • Floodplain of the Millstone River

    The floodplain of the Millstone River is host to unique and varied plant populations.

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  • Sun Streaming Through the Trees on Canal Road

    Canal Road parallels the D&R Canal on a narrow, tree-lined route.

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  • A View from River Road

    River Road is lined with a pastoral landscape on the western flank of the Millstone River Valley.

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  • Historic White House with Green Shutters

    Bare winter trees stand in front of this historic white home with green shutters on Montgomery Road in Montgomery.

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  • Farm Across a Field

    River Road Farm sits on the other side of a wide, empty field in Hillsborough.

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  • Gathered at Rockingham State Historic Site

    Physically relocated three times since 1896, Rockingham Historic Site remains a popular spot as evidenced by the diverse group of people gathered before the large white home amidst Autumnal trees.

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  • View over Kingston

    An aerial view gives way to the Kingston Lock and the relationship between the canal and Millstone River-- the canal a straight line running alongside the meandering river.

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  • Horseback Riding Along the Towpath of the Delaware and Raritan Canal

    Two horseback riders stop to admire the peaceful waters of the towpath for the Delaware and Raritan Canal near Blackwells Mills.

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  • Griggstown Lock

    An aerial view of the Griggstown Lock shows a rural farming landscape, a lock station, and an intact towpath.

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  • Six Mile Run

    A red building peeks out from green foliage along Canal Road north of Blackwell’s Mill in New Jersey.

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  • Millstone Forge

    A blacksmith stands beside an anvil and other tools of the trade at Millstone Forge, the longest operating blacksmith shop in America.

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  • Music Festival at Blackwell's Mills

    As wildflowers bloom along the bank of the canal, a crowd gathers at Blackwell’s Mills for a music festival behind the Canal House.

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  • Millstone River

    A man paddles along in a yellow kayak on the Millstone River, which shaped the movement of troops during the Revolutionary War and later allowed for navigation and kayaking.

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