stark ariel photo of a boat with two fisherman

David B. Soete

Winter on the Delaware River

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still river in the summer

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a series of short cascading falls along side large flat boulders

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three fisher people wading in the river and a rowboat

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looking up river towards Hancock, NY

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Deepest Point

The deepest point on the Delaware River is located at Narrowsburg in the Town of Tusten, where the Big Eddy runs 113 feet deep. Normal riffle areas are 2-8 feet in depth and pools range from 12-20 feet deep.

drawing of a Leni Lenape fishing village
Did You Know?

Archeologists have found remains of prehistoric human settlements on the Delaware River dating back 10,000 years or more. Lenni Lenape Native American tribes appeared some 4,000 years ago. The first lasting settlement on the Upper Delaware River was started at Cushetunk around 1750 by Connecticut residents in search of land ownership.