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 Seeks Municipal Proposals for River & Shoreline Clean-ups

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) is accepting applications through April 21 for its 2023 River & Shoreline Clean-up Grants Program. Since 2014, the UDC has disbursed a total of $41,363 in support its member municipalities to organize…

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view of the Upper Delaware River from a bridge, with ice and snow covering most of the water

Ice Fishing Safety on the Upper Delaware

  Beach Lake, PA – It looks like winter!  Numerous anglers excitedly anticipate this time of year so that they can participate in one of their favorite cold weather activities, which is ice fishing.  The National Park Service would like…


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

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

Grant Program

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

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2022 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 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 >>