• Aqueduct and towpath, Delaware Canal (Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor)photo credit

    Lower Delaware

    National Wild and Scenic River PA,NJ

For Teachers

For the history and lifeways of the canal transportation era, inlduing activity booklets and reources, visit the Education page of the National Canal Museum in Easton PA.

Did You Know?

A ranger takes a water sample from a creek

... that by the time the Delaware River reaches its estuary, nearly 10% of the nation's population has tapped into it. Tinicum Creek has such high water quality that it is home to several rare species of plants and animals. Sections of the Delaware actually exceed federal standards for clean water. More...