three fisher people wading in the river and a rowboat

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

still river in the summer

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

a series of short cascading falls along side large flat boulders

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

looking up river towards Hancock, NY

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stark ariel photo of a boat with two fisherman

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

Winter on the Delaware River

Photo Credit: David B. Soete

Wild and Scenic

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, added by the U.S. Congress in 1978 as the 19th component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, is exactly 73.4 miles long, extending from the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Delaware River above Hancock, NY downstream to Railroad Bridge No. 2 in Mill Rift, PA. The corridor is comprised of 55,575.5 acres of land.

high above the Delaware river
Photo Credit: David B. Soete
Did You Know?

Since 1988, the Upper Delaware Council has awarded a cumulative $868,575 to member municipalities through its Technical Assistance Grant program to carry out 253 projects related to implementation of the River Management Plan for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.