Most of the land within the river valley remains in private ownership. If you plan to camp, be sure to inquire at locally established campgrounds or obtain landowner permission.
There is a Pennsylvania State Forest primitive camping area for river users only within the Buckhorn Natural Area of Delaware State Forest near Pond Eddy, NY. There are no facilities at this location and you must get there by water. Free permits are available by calling the National Park Service Zane Grey Museum at (570) 685-4871 between 9:00am and 4:00pm.
This list of campgrounds is from Upper Delaware Council's "Visitor Information Map and Guide for Touring the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River". This list only includes campgrounds within Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River's Congressionally-designated corridor. Please see Nearby Attractions for additional tourism information agencies.
Ascalona Campground Minisink Ford NY
Catskill Mountain Canoe Rentals Hankins NY
Cedar Rapids Outfitters Barryville NY
Deer Run Rustic Campground Narrowsburg NY
Indian Head Canoes & Campground Barryville NY
Jerry's Three River Campground Pond Eddy NY
Kittatinny Canoes & Campgrounds Barryville NY
Lander's River Trips & Campgrounds Narrowsburg NY
Soaring Eagle Campground Stalker, PA
SylvaniaTree Farm Camping Lackawaxen PA
Two River Junction Lackawaxen PA
Did You Know?
The Delaware River’s deepest point is in Narrowsburg, New York, at an astounding 113 feet deep. It is believed to be a “plunge pool” from a glacial waterfall or possibly a pothole scoured out by a whirlpool.