rafters in raft drifting down river
rock ledge on the banks of the Delaware River

©David B. Soete

Fisherman holding a Rainbow Trout

©Cindy Odell

River Sojourn with dozens of rafters and kaykers

©Cindy Odell

Winter in Narrowsburg overlooking the Delaware River

©David B. Soete

Upper Delaware Council

The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) was established in 1988 as a formal partnership of local, state, and federal governments and agencies which have joined together to manage the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, a true national treasure.

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Upper Delaware Council Awards 2022 Technical Assistance Grant

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will award $4,700 to fund a Town of Tusten Zoning Updates and Open Space Planning project through its Fiscal Year 2022 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program. That brings the cumulative amount that the…

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Panoramic view from look out on Tusten Mountain Trail.

Take A Hike! on the Tusten Mountain Trail

TUSTEN – Do you enjoy being in the great outdoors?  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  To get people to enjoy the outdoors and hiking, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New…


Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Corridor

Upper Delaware Council
211 Bridge Street • P.O. Box 192
Narrowsburg, NY 12764-0192


front of UDC office with summer flowers
river trip in the rain. Everyone wears rain ponchos
5k starting line
The Nichols family on the UDC River Trip
Shannon's vulture

©Shannon Cilento

George Fluer reviewing the interpretive panels

Grant Program

Enables local governments to develop projects that support the River Management Plan.

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UDC Meeting

The Council and its three committees gather monthly. View the meeting schedule.

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blue UDC T-shirt with a map of the UDSRR on it for sale

UDC T-shirts for $15 Donation

Available now for all river and daily activities, royal blue t-shirts with featuring a white UDC Land-Water-People partnership logo on the front and a map of the New York-Pennsylvania river valley on the backside.

These 50/50 Jerzee heavyweight cotton blend t-shirts are available in all adult sizes for a $15 donation to support the non-profit UDC's mission to conserve the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.

Order Now: Call 845-252-3022, email ashley@upperdelawarecouncil.org, or stop by the office. Payment must be by either check or exact cash; credit cards are not accepted. If requesting shipping, please add $2.50 per shirt to cover postage. Read more details >>