Paddler's Guide to the Delaware River
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Many public agencies and private organizations relate to recreation on the beautiful Delaware River. Some key contacts are listed below, and many more are reported in the book.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River
Recreation on the river administered by the National Park Service, from Hancock to Port Jervis.
Call 845-252-7100 for a recorded report of river conditions.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Lands, camping, activities and river use administered by the National Park Service, from Port Jervis to Delaware Water Gap.
Delaware River Basin Commission
Administration of river resources in four-state area; river recreation maps
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, State Park Serice
State Parks and Forests along the river; camping, access, activities, etc.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Fish and Wildlife
Fishing regulations, licenses and information; administration of some access areas
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
Water quality, public lands, access, fishing regulations and licenses.
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (boat registration)
All boats, including canoes and kayaks, launching or landing at PFBC access areas must be registered or bear a launch permit. Instant online purchase.
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (fish and wildlife)
Fishing regulations, licenses, information.
Outdoors and Community
Delaware River Greenway Partnership
Public/private consortium for Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River; Delaware River Water Trail; Delaware River Sojourn.
Delaware Riverkeeper Network
Advocate for protection of the Delaware River, its watershed, and estuary.
Delaware River Sojourn
Annual canoe/kayak trip highlighting environmental and cultural aspects of the river.
Delaware River Water Trail
Water trail map and information.
National Canal Museum
Telling the story of America's towpath canals
National Canoe Safety Patrol (Upper/Middle Delaware)
National Canoe Safety Patrol (Lower Delaware)
Volunteers providing river safety, training, and rescue services.
Rutgers University Press
Publisher of A Paddler's Guide to the Delaware River and many other books about the mid-Atlantic region.
Tidal Delaware River Water Trail
Informal paddlers' guide to the Delaware Estuary
Upper Delaware Council
Consortium of municipalities and agencies for lands management in the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River corridor.