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 Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...