• The Upper Delaware's mild rapids and quiet pools are ideal for canoeing, kayaking, or rafting.

    Upper Delaware

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Places

Prehistoric archaeological sites, historic architecture, and historic engineering and industrial sites are all abundant in the Upper Delaware Valley.

Portions of the D & H Canal, including the Delaware Aqueduct, were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968. The Delaware Aqueduct is also designated a National Civil Engineering Landmark.

 
The Corwin Farm sits nestled between the Delaware and Hudson Canal and the Delaware River
The Corwin Farm, a canal era farmstead, is now a National Park Service ranger station.
National Park Service

Did You Know?

Delaware Aqueduct

Upper Delaware is the home of the oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge in the nation - the Delaware Aqueduct. Built in 1847 for the Delaware and Hudson Canal, it was designed by and constructed under the supervision of John A. Roebling, future engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge.