Delaware River Water Trail: Pennsylvania River of the Year 2011

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Activities Available Near Access Points

Bicycle Trails

Bicycle Trails

Bike over 70 miles of the best maintained bike trails. See more on two wheels. Enjoy great restaurants, historic towns, bird watching and an abundance of wildlife and scenery.

Delaware Canal State Park, Old Canal Park Easton, PA Lower
Wy-Hit-Tuck County Park Williams, PA Lower
Theodore Roosevelt Recreation Area / Lock 22/23 Williams, PA Lower
Fry's Run County Park Williams, PA Lower
Riegelsville, PA/Durham Furnace Canal PA Fish and Boat Access Riegelsville, PA Lower
Durham Furnace/ Lock 21, DCNR Access Riegelsville, PA Lower
Lynn Island/Lock 20 DCNR Access Nockamixon, PA Lower
Upper Black Eddy PA Fish and Boat Access Upper Black Eddy, PA Lower
Giving Pond DCNR Access Tinicum, PA Lower
Frenchtown Bridge DEP Access Frenchtown, NJ Lower
Kingwood Access DEP Access Kingwood Twp., NJ Lower
Tinicum County Park Erwinna, PA Lower
Fairview Road DEP Access Kingwood, NJ Lower
Byram DEP Access Kingwood, NJ Lower
Bulls Island Recreation Area DEP Access Stockton, NJ Lower
Virginia Forrest Recreation Area DCNR Access Solebury, PA Lower
Lambertville DEP Access Lambertville, NJ Lower
Firemen's Eddy/Belle Mountain DEP Access Titusville, NJ Lower
Washington Crossing State Park, NJ Titusville, NJ Lower
Scudders Falls DEP Access Ewing, NJ Lower
Yardley PA Fish and Boat Access Yardley, PA Lower
Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

Stretch your legs and take a walk on a nearby trail, whether it's a short nature path or the rugged Appalachian Trail.

Tusten / Ten Mile River Access Tusten, NY Upper
Lordville NY DEC Access Bouchoux Trail Upper
Highland NY DEC Access Minisink Battleground Park Upper
Sparrowbush NY DEC Access /Deerpark on Hook Road Mongaup River Trail Upper
Milford Beach, NPS Access Milford, PA Middle
Smithfield Beach, NPS Access Monroe, PA Middle
Worthington State Forest Hardwick, NJ Middle
Kittatinny Visitor Center, NPS Access Columbia, NJ Middle
Portland Footbridge Access Portland, PA Lower
Martins Creek Bangor, PA Lower
Delaware Canal State Park, Old Canal Park Easton, PA Lower
Theodore Roosevelt Recreation Area / Lock 22/23 Williams, PA Lower
Riegelsville/Durham Furnace, PA Fish and Boat Access Riegelsville, PA Lower
Durham Furnace/ Lock 21 DCNR Access Riegelsville, PA Lower
Lynn Island/Lock 20, DCNR Access Nockamixon, PA Lower
Upper Black Eddy, PA Fish and Boat Access Upper Black Eddy, PA Lower
Giving Pond Access DCNR Access Tinicum, PA Lower
Frenchtown Bridge DEP Access Frenchtown, NJ Lower
Kingwood DEP Access Kingwood Twp., NJ Lower
Tinicum County Park Erwinna, PA Lower
Fairview Road DEP Access Kingwood, NJ Lower
Byram DEP Access Kingwood, NJ Lower
Bulls Island Recreation Area DEP Access Stockton, NJ Lower
Virginia Forrest Recreation Area, DCNR Access Solebury, PA Lower
Lambertville DEP Access Lambertville, NJ Lower
Firemen's Eddy/Belle Mountain Access DEP Access Titusville, NJ Lower
Washington Crossing State Park, NJ Titusville, NJ Lower
Scudders Falls DEP Access Ewing, NJ Lower
Yardley PA Fish and Boat Access Yardley, PA Lower
Museums, Points of Interest

Museums, Points of Interest

For a change of pace, see what the local area has to offer, whether it's a scenic overlook, nature viewing area, musuem of local history, or quaint and historic town.

Cochecton Station
Cohecton Cohecton, NY Upper
Ft. Delaware Museum of Colonial History
Narrowsburg NY Narrowsburg NY Upper
Wintering bald eagle viewing area
Tusten / Ten Mile River Access Tusten, NY Upper
Zane Grey Museum
Zane Grey/Lackawaxen Access PA Fish and Boat Access Lackawaxen, PA Upper
Toll House of Delaware Aqueduct of Del & Hudson Canal
Roebling Bridge Highland, NY Upper
Shohola Historical Society; Caboose Museum
Barryville NY DEC Access Barryville, NY Upper
Hawks nest scenic overlook
Mongaup NY DEC Access Mongaup, NY Upper
Grey Towers/Gifford Pinchot House
Milford Beach NPS Access Milford, PA Middle
Historic Farmstead and Village
Ramsaysburg Historic Farmstead Knowlton Twp. NJ Lower
Historic Victorian town
Belvidere Belvidere, NJ Lower
Delaware River Railroad Excursions
Phillipsburg Free Bridge Access Phillipsburg, NJ Lower
Crayola Factory, National Canal Museum
Scott Park, City of Easton Easton, PA Lower
Lambertville (NJ)/New Hope (PA) historic towns
Lambertville DEP Access Lambertville, NJ Lower
Revolutionary War sites (NJ and PA); Washington Crossing Museum (NJ); Bowmans Tower (PA)
Washington Crossing State Park, NJ Titusville, NJ Lower
Swimming

Swimming

Swimming in the crystal clear water is a great way to beat the summer heat!

Official swimming access is limited on the Delaware. Take care to swim only in designated areas with lifeguards.

West End Beach, Port Jervis Port Jervis, NY Middle
Milford Beach NPS Access Milford, PA Middle
Smithfield Beach NPS Access Monroe, PA Middle
Picnicking

Picnicking

Enjoy an al fresco meal by the river.

Milford Beach NPS Access Milford, PA Middle
Smithfield Beach NPS Access Monroe, PA Middle
Worthington State Forest Hardwick, NJ Middle
Kittatinny Visitor Center Columbia, NJ Middle
Martins Creek Bangor, PA Lower
Sandts Eddy Lower Mt. Bethel Lower
Wy-Hit-Tuck County Park Northampton, PA Lower
Theodore Roosevelt Recreation Area / Lock 22/23 Williams, PA Lower
Fry's Run County Park Williams, PA Lower
Riegelsville, PA/Durham Furnace Canal Access Riegelsville, PA Lower
Durham Furnace/ Lock 21, DCNR Access Durham Furnace, PA Lower
Giving Pond DCNR Access Tinicum, PA Lower
Tinicum County Park Erwinna, PA Lower
Byram DEP Access Kingwood, NJ Lower
Bulls Island Recreation Area Stockton, NJ Lower
Virginia Forrest Recreation Area Solebury, PA Lower
Washington Crossing State Park, NJ Titusville, NJ Lower