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

    Upper Delaware

    Scenic & Recreational River NY,PA

Brochures

Planning Your River Trip

Planning Your River Trip
A quiet float or a spell of fishing; your enjoyment and safety depend on proper planning.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 956 kb)

 
Small Mouth Bass

Fishing the Upper Delaware
The Upper Delaware provides ideal habitat for a great variety of fish species.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 135 kb)

 
Take a Hike!

Take a Hike!
Get outdoors, get exercise, and earn a free Upper Delaware Hikes patch.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 324 kb) (3 letter pages, pdf ¦ 388 kb)

 
Hiking symbol

Hiking the Tusten Mountain Trail
The Boy Scouts of America provide public access to this 3 mile loop trail.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 704 kb)

 
Home of the Father of the Western Novel overlooking the banks of the Delaware River

Zane Grey Museum
Glimpse into the diverse life and career of the "Father of the Western Novel"
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 509 kb)

 
Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct

Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct
The oldest wire cable suspension bridge in the United States was built to carry boats across the Delaware River.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 468 kb)

 
D&H canal

Delaware and Hudson Canal
Constructed from 1825 to 1829 the D&H was built to transport anthracite coal from mines in northeastern PA to markets on the Hudson River.
(2 legal pages, pdf ¦ 975 kb)

 
Wild & Scenic Rivers

Wild & Scenic Rivers
What makes a river Wild & Scenic?
(4 pages, pdf | 1.24 mb)

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.