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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UDC Will Present “Delaware Aqueduct Repair Update” by NYC DEP May 2nd

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation titled “Delaware Aqueduct Repair Update” by Jennifer Garigliano, director of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Water Supply, Water Resources Management, on Thursday, May…

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National Park Service

Application Period Open for Summer Park Ranger Jobs

BEACH LAKE, PA – Apply now to join Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for the 2024 summer season. Two announcements, including one position specific for applicants fluent in Spanish, are open on USAJOBS.gov until February 2 and February 5,…


Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Corridor

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


Shannon's vulture

©Shannon Cilento

front of UDC office with summer flowers
The Nichols family on the UDC River Trip
5k starting line
river trip in the rain. Everyone wears rain ponchos
George Fluer reviewing the interpretive panels

Grant Program

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

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The members of the 2024 UDC board, with three officers sitting at a table, and ten people standing behind them

2024 UDC Board

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 stephanie@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 >>