• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

River Access (Boat & Canoe)

Canoes at Dingmans Ferry Access
Boat Ramp and Canoe Access at Dingmans Access and the Dingmans Ferry Bridge.
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The Middle Scenic and Recreational Delaware River is the main attraction of the recreation area. There are river access points about every 5 miles within the park.

Please note, pets and alcohol are not permitted at Milford or Smithfield Beach.

Pennsylvania
Milford Beach | Directions | Boat and canoe launch. Fee charged.
Dingmans Access | Directions | Boat and canoe launch. Fee charged.
Eshback Access | Directions | Canoe launch only. No fee.
Bushkill Access | Directions | Boat and canoe launch. Fee charged.
Smithfield Beach | Directions | Boat and canoe launch. Fee charged.

New Jersey
Caddoo Access | Directions | Canoe launch only. No fee.
Namanock | Directions | Boat and canoe launch. No fee.
Poxono Access | Directions Boat and canoe launch. No fee.
Kittatinny Point | Directions | Canoe launch only . No fee.

Bulletin of liveries for canoe/kayak/rarft /tube rental, safety & river mileage
Links to Liveries
Bulletin on river campsites for overnight paddling trips
Lifejackets (PFDs), and swimming and paddling safety
Current river conditions

Did You Know?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...