Paddling the Delaware

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Paddling Information

The Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River offers some of the best and most accessible water recreation opportunities in the northeast United States. This part of the Delaware River is relatively unspoiled as it travels through the rural landscape. Lots of quiet pools and a few short riffles make this section ideal for beginning paddlers and those seeking a relaxing trip.

Several authorized liveries rent canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Rental includes transportation, basic river orientation, paddles and life jackets. Free shuttle service is provided by the Monroe County Transit Authority for those who bring their own canoe or kayak.

Always Wear Your Life Jacket!

Click the links below for gps directions to each river access.
River Mileage
MB Milford Beach, PA 0
NA Namanock Access, NJ 4 0
DF Dingmans Ferry, PA 8 4 0
EA Eshback Access, PA 14 10 6 0
BA Bushkill Access, PA 18 14 10 4 0
PA Poxono Access, NJ 26 22 18 12 8 0
SB Smithfield Beach, PA 28 24 20 14 10 2 0
WSF Worthington SF, NJ 30 26 22 16 12 4 2 0
KP Kittatinny Point, NJ 34 30 26 20 16 8 6 4

Last updated: July 5, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 2

Bushkill, PA 18324


570 426-2452

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