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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Zane Grey Museum
Prolific western author Zane Grey began his writing career relating stories of his experiences along the Upper Delaware River.Read More
Did You Know?
Spawned in the Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic Ocean, the American Eel migrates as a juvenile to fresh water where they grow into adults. As a traditional food source for Native Americans, smoked eels are still a local delicacy.