Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River flows through portions of five counties and serves as a boundary between Pennsylvania and New York State. The Delaware River flows with clean water that supports a diverse ecosystem of animal and plant life. Visitors may be lucky enough to see bald eagles soaring overhead or spy a white-tailed deer hiding the woods. The Upper Delaware River offers fishing, boating, and even class I and II rapids for those who prefer a more challenging adventure on the water. 

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Things To Do Near Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

With over 73 miles of waterway, the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offers visitors the opportunity to fish, canoe, and tackle the rapids along the longest undammed river in the Northeastern United States. Along the river, there are miles of hiking and biking trails to explore. The river valley is also home to the oldest wire suspension bridge in the nation and the home of western author Zane Grey. History buffs will enjoy taking the time to walk Revolutionary War battlefields and explore the remnants of long-gone settlements in the area. 

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How To Get To Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

New York Scenic Route 97 runs along the length of the river corridor from Port Jervis, New York, to Hancock, New York.  From New York City: Take I-84 to Exit 1 at Port Jervis. Then, take US Route 6W to NY 97N. NY 97N runs parallel to the river.  From Scranton, PA: Take I-81 to exit 187/US 6E. Continue through Carbondale and Honesdale. Then, take PA 652E to Narrowsburg where you will meet up with NY 97.  The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is open for river use year-round, 24 hours per day. Public river access points are closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Address

274 River Road, Beach Lake, PA 18405

Fee: Entry fee $0

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offer visitors everything from hiking and biking to fishing and white water rafting. Nearby historical sites and unique small towns within the river valley offer travelers plenty to see and do beyond the river itself. With over 73 miles of scenic highway running alongside the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, an RV vacation is a perfect way to hit the open road and experience everything the area has to offer.