Tranquility and Excitement

Canoe through rapids and quiet pools as the Delaware River winds its way through a valley of swiftly changing scenery or fish amid rolling hills and riverfront villages in one of the finest fishing rivers in the northeastern United States. The clean water of the Delaware, the last major undammed river in the eastern United States, supports a healthy ecosystem and offers tranquility and excitement.

Features

Wear a lifejacket while boating, swimming, or fishing. Wear it for life!

River Safety

Planning for a safe river trip begins before you get on the river. Respect the river! Wear a life jacket when boating, swimming, or fishing.

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Stay connected and up-to-date with Upper Delaware S&RR through Scocial Media.

Join the Conversation

Stay connected and up-to-date with Upper Delaware S&RR through Social Media.

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Each winter nearly 200 Bald Eagles migrate to the Upper Delaware region.

The Eagles of the Upper Delaware

Each winter Bald Eagles migrate to the Upper Delaware region. Breeding eagles remain in the area year-round, building nests and raising their young.

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2016 National Park Service Centennial

Celebrating 100 Years of Service

On August 25, 2016 the National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday! We are inviting you to join us during this year long event.

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The mild rapids and quiet pools are ideal for families and first time boaters.

Boating

The Upper Delaware’s mild rapids and quiet pools are ideal for canoeing, kayaking, or rafting. Bring your own boat or rent from a licensed livery.

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The Upper Delaware is one of the finest fishing rivers in the northeastern United States.

Fishing

The pristine water of the Delaware River provides ideal habitat for a great variety of fish species and is well known for ample fishing opportunities.

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Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct carried canal boats across the Delaware River.

Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct

The Delaware Aqueduct, the oldest existing wire cable suspension bridge in the U.S., was designed by John A. Roebling for the D&H Canal.

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Zane Grey began his writing career while living in Lackawaxen, PA.

Zane Grey Museum

Prolific western author Zane Grey began his writing career relating stories of his experiences along the Upper Delaware River.

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