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?
... that several historic districts, with hundreds of historic buildings, line the Lower Delaware River on both the New Jersey and the Pennsylvania side. These areas are nationally recognized for the outstanding integrity of their structures and landscapes. More...