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

    Upper Delaware

    Scenic & Recreational River NY,PA

Park Statistics

Designations
November 10, 1978 - Added to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System

November 24, 1968 - Portions of the D&H Canal as a National Historic Landmark and the Delaware Aqueduct (Roebling Bridge) as a National Civil Engineering Landmark

Acreage
Total Acreage: 55,575
Federal: 29.76
Nonfederal: 55,545.21

Visitation
Visitation data for all National Park Service units is available at http://www.nature.nps.gov/stats/index.cfm

Budget

Fiscal Year Total ONPS Budget
2012 $3,293,000.00
2011 $3,342,000.00
2010 $3,466,000.00
2009 $3,405,000.00
2008 $3,260,000.00
2007 $2,929,000.00
2006 $2,887,000.00
2005 $2,836,000.00
2004 $2,661,000.00
2003 $2,655,000.00
2002 $2,656,000.00
2001 $2,622,000.00
2000 $2,581,000.00
1999 $2,529,000.00
1998 $2,541,000.00
1997 $2,476,000.00
1996 $2,435,000.00

Did You Know?

American Shad

The American Shad are a saltwater fish that migrate from the Atlantic Ocean up the Delaware River to spawn in the spring. Fish reach the upper portions of the river by early to mid May. After spawning many of the weakened adult Shad die, usually in late June and into July.