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 shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...