Safety on the Water: Canoe, Kayak, Raft & Tube
A lifejacket can't save you if you don't wear it.
If your canoe, kayak, or raft should break or capsize, remain calm!:
Padlling is hot work! If you jump (or fall) in:
River hazards include strong currents, boat traffic, and strainers (obstacles that allow water to pass through them, but trap boats and people). Watch where you and your vessel are going.
Did You Know?
... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...