A River and its History
The largest free-flowing river in the eastern United States, the Delaware River runs past forests, farmlands, and villages, and it also links some of the most densely populated regions in America.
In 2000, the National Wild and Scenic River System incorporated key segments of the lower Delaware River to form this unit of the National Park System.
Did You Know?
... the banks of the Middle Delaware River have been a home to people for 10,000 years. Such abundant archeological evidence exists of Native American habitation along the river that a 1,300-acre parcel on the Middle Delaware near Milford PA has been designated Minisink National Archeological Site. More...