Park Planning (Management Goals)
The following six management goals were crafted by the Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River Task Force prior to national designation.
ϑ Water Quality. Maintain existing water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries from measurably degrading and improve it where practical.
Did You Know?
...that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers, due to pollution control. This herring 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...