Bowman’s Hill Tower Elevator Repaired

November 6th, 2018 News and Events

NOTE; This article is dated Nov.6 2018. The Tower elevator has since broken down again and is in need of repairs (as of Sept. 2022) It is recommended visitors planning to see the tower call the visitor center at 215-493-4076 for more up to date information on the elevator and its status.


The elevator at Bowman’s Hill Tower is back in action! Visitors can decide to ride the elevator or climb all the way to the top.

A favorite destination for Bucks County residents and visitors, Bowman’s Hill Tower rises 125 feet in the air and offers a 15-mile view on a clear day.

Operating hours are 10 AM to 4 PM every day, weather permitting.

The cost to ride the elevator or climb the stairs to the top is $7 per person. The tower can be included in a $15 combination ticket when visiting other attractions at Washington Crossing Historic Park.

The tower is located near the corner of Rt. 32 (River Road) and Lurgan Road, a few miles south of New Hope.

Although the elevator is operating, it’s still necessary to climb the last 23 steps to reach the outside observation deck. Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodations should call 215-493-4076 in advance to discuss their needs.