SKINNER’S FALLS – The Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) 22nd Annual Family Raft Trip drew 87 individuals to the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on August 1, fulfilling the UDC’s goal of promoting awareness and stewardship of the river through direct contact
with the recreational resource.
Rafters launched Sunday’s river trip from Skinner’s Falls, NY and floated a 10-mile stretch downriver to the Ten Mile River Access. Lander’s River Trips provided the rafts,paddles, life vests, and shuttle transportation.
The turnout included 77 adults and teens, and 10 children ages 12 and under. Participants from all over the tri-state and metropolitan area joined Upper Delaware valley residents to take advantage of the livery’s discounted rates and the trip coordination provided by the UDC.
The event is publicized through the Council’s website at www.upperdelawarecouncil.org and its free newsletter, The Upper Delaware, as well as direct mail and media notices.