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August train derailment

Train Derailment on the West Branch of the Delaware River

Beach Lake, PA – Yesterday at 2:01 am a west-bound train, departing from New Jersey heading to Binghamton, with 4 locomotives and 63 railcars derailed west of Hale Eddy Road in the Town of Deposit, New York. Diesel fuel leaked…

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spinning wheel and weavers

Family Fun at 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival

Beach Lake, PA – The Upper Delaware S&RR and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival.  The free festival will be held on the grounds of the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania from…

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June 2 National Trails Day

Celebrate National Trails Day with Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Beach Lake, PA – On Saturday, June 2, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will celebrate National Trails Day in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the National Trails…

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American Shad Photo

American Shad Float Trip

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River to celebrate American shad, World Fish Migration Day, and the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on May 19th An ancient and impressive wildlife migration is occurring in our midst. The…

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NPS Life Jacket promotion to save lives

Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 18th  Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support…

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NPS employee

UPDE NPS Hires Planner

Photo: Land Use Planner Jennifer Claster to join NPS Staff at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River BEACH LAKE, PA – Superintendent Kristina Heister announced the appointment of Jennifer Z. Claster to the newly-established position of “Community and Land Use…

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UDSRR Statement on the Resumption of Visitor Services

Statement from Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on the Resumption of Visitor Services Following End of Government Shutdown Release date: January 23, 2018 Contact(s): Kristina Heister, Superintendent; 570-729-8251 x2225 Beach Lake, PA – Following the enactment of the continuing…

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UDSRR Accessible to Public during Shutdown

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Accessible to Public during Government Shutdown Release date: January 22, 2017 Contact(s): Kristina Heister, Superintendent; 570-729-8251 x2225 Beach Lake, PA – During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations,…

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hiker taking a break

Visit Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River “VIRTUALLY” from Anywhere

BEACH LAKE, PA – In the days of log rafts and pioneers, free-flowing rivers were the lifeblood of commerce, transportation, and fisheries across America. Today, they are critical yet often-overlooked sources of clean water, critical habitat, and rejuvenating recreation for…

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sign providing direction for trail

Celebrate National Public Lands Day September 30

Release date: September 5, 2017 Contact(s): Kelleen Lanagan, Engagement Fellow kelleen_lanagan@partner.nps.gov; (570)729-7134 ext. 2230 Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites you to participate in a national day…

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