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

    Lower Delaware

    National Wild and Scenic River PA,NJ

Things To Know Before You Come

The Lower Delaware flows through a populated corridor; goods and services of all kinds are readily available.

If you plan to go out on the river, bring a PFD (life vest) and wear the PFD. Your life vest can't save you if you don't have it on!

Did You Know?

A boatman's horn, used to signal lockkeepers

... that at its peak in the 1850s, the inland waterway system of this country included over 4,000 miles of canals and "navigations." Most are abandoned today, but the lore of the canal boaters lives on at Delaware Canal State Park PA on the Lower Delaware River, and at other National Park sites. More...