A woman, a child, and a man holding a child observe a wheel that is on fire. A man in historical clothing is tending to the wheel.

Beach Lake, PA: Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will host the 18th Annual Zane Grey Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the grounds of Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania. The festival is free and open to the public. The Zane Grey Festival is geared towards fun…

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Man wearing a personal flotation device (life jacket) standing along a river bed, smiling and giving a thumbs-up

BEACH LAKE, PA – “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day takes place on Friday, May 17, 2024.   Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support for water safety. Upper Delaware S&RR is encouraging everyone to take a picture of themselves in their life jacket while…

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Photo of a uniformed park ranger smiling and paddling a green canoe in a river

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, 2024, respectively. To learn more and to apply to the seasonal Park Ranger position go…

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Young visitors learning about the importance of the Delaware River Watershed at the 16th Zane Grey Festival.

Beach Lake, PA Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 17th Annual Zane Grey Festival.  The free festival will be held on the grounds of Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 15th, 2023. The Zane Grey Festival is…

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BEACH LAKE, Pennsylvania. – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River celebrates National Park Week, specifically Junior Ranger Day on April 29, 2023, with the launch of a newly designed Junior Ranger interactive, fold-out pocket booklet and wooden Junior Ranger badge. Visitors may pick up the fresh take on the Junior Ranger booklet while visiting Upper…

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A photo of Rebekah Creshkoff, a woman with short curly hair and a straw hat

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation titled “Plastics: Damning the Delaware” by Beyond Plastics volunteer and Sullivan County resident Rebekah Creshkoff on Thursday, April 6, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Upper Delaware Council office, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY with a Zoom option. A wordsmith who served time as…

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BEACH LAKE, Pennsylvania. – National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Gay Vietzke announces Lindsey Kurnath as the next superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, located in Pennsylvania and New York state. “Lindsey knows how to bring people together to share common interests,” said Vietzke. “She values the experience and expertise of park…

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safety sign reading "life jackets save lives: Wear it! swimming - boating - fishing - floating

Beach Lake, PA – On September 19, 2022, at approximately 2:00pm the body of the fisherman who went missing on Wednesday, September 8th was located in the Delaware River in New Jersey by the NY State Police helicopter crew.  This brings to a close an 11-day search for the missing fisherman. In the early morning…

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many colorful kayaks (and a canoe) approaching the shoreline of a river, seen from above

Volunteer River Cleanup Scheduled for June 17 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (May 12) – Interested paddlers are reminded that it is not too late to register for the 27th Delaware River Sojourn taking place June 17-25. The Delaware River Sojourn combines guided paddling excursions, interpretive programs and camping.  Participants may sign up for the entire trip…

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a photo of a bird with his little butt facing the camera, and the text "Linking the "Fly" Ways: The connections between stream ecosystems, fly fishers, and the birds around them. Photography and Program by Holly Merker.

BEACH LAKE, PA – Upper Delaware invites you to participate in a free online program on the connection between stream ecosystems, fly fishers, and the birds around them.  This virtual program will be presented on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 7:00pm – 8:00pm EST.  While you may recognize the soundtrack of birdsong of the waterways…

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