Delaware River canoes

Deleware River Public Access

Legend, Abbreviations, and Links

NYDEC = New York Dept of Environmental Conservtion. No fee or permit required for unpowered boats

NPS = National Park Service *Entrance fee paid at gate; no fee to drop off / pick up paddlers

PF&BC = Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

A valid PA boat registration or launch permit is required to use any access at PF&BC sites, info here.

PASP = Pennsylvania State Parks

A valid PA boat registration or launch permit is required to use any access at PA State Parks, info here.

Bucks County Parks

Bucks Co. Boat launch permit required, info here.

NJSP = New Jersey State Parks

An NJSP boat ramp permit is required to use some, but not all, access points on NJ State Park/Forest lands.

Permits are available at the Bulls Island Rec area visitors’ center.

NJF&W = New Jersey Fish & Wildlife

No fee or permit is required to launch/land unpowered boats at NJF&W access points on the Delaware River, info here.

Applicable to unpowered boats, i.e. canoes, kayaks, etc. Locations, limitations, and fees vary for powered boats.

Does not include private, commercial, or river outfitter access.

Delaware River Access

329.7Hancock, NYNYDECfreeLabaret St / NY 97hand launch
325.1Buckingham, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 191paved ramp
321.6Lordville, NYNYDECfreeLordville Rd.hand launch
314.9Long Eddy, NYNYDECfreeFerry Rd / NY 97paved ramp
303.1Callicoon, NYNYDECfreeLower Main Strough hand launch
302.6Callicoon, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 1016 River Roadpaved ramp
298.1Cochecton, NYNYDECfreeNY 114fishing access; poor boat launch
298Damascus, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 371paved ramp
295.6Skinners Falls, NYNYDECfreeSkinners Falls Rd.hand launch
290.1Narrowsburg, NYNYDECfreeDeMauro Lnpaved ramp
289.9Darbytown, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 652paved ramp
283.9Ten Mile River (Tusten), NYNYDECfreeNY 97hand launch
277.6Zane Grey (Lackawaxen), PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 590paved ramp
274.7Highland (Barryville), NYNYDECfreeNY 97hand launch
273.5Barryville, NYNYDECfreeNY 97hand launch
261.2Mongaup, NYNYDECfreeNY 97hand launch
258.2Sparrowbush, NYNYDECfreeNY 97hand launch
256Matamoras, PAPF&BCReg/permitDelaware Dr.paved ramp
255.6West End Park, NYCity of Port JervisfreeFerry St.paved ramp
247.1Caddoo, NJNPSfreeCo. Rt. 521rough hand launch / closed summer weekends
246.2Milford Beach, PANPSEntrance fee*US 209paved ramp & hand launch
241.9Namonock, NJNPSfreeCo. Rt. 521hand launch
238.6Dingmans Ferry, PANPSEntrance fee*US 209paved ramp
231.3Eshback, PANPSfreeUS 209gravel ramp
227.9Bushkill, PANPSEntrance fee*US 209paved ramp
219.7Poxono (Pahaquarry), NJNPSfreeOld Mine Roadpaved ramp
218Smithfield Beach, PANPSEntrance fee*River Roadpaved ramp & hand launch
214.9Worthington State Forest, NJNJSPfreeOld Mine Roadpaved ramp
211.6Kittatinny Point, NJNPSfreeI-80paved ramp
207.6Portland, PAfreePA 611steep ramp / river access only
203.8Ramsaysburg Farmstead, NJKnowlton Twp.freeUS 46hand launch
198.1Doe Hollow, PANorthampton Co. ParksfreeRiverton Rdsteep fishing access
197.8Belvidere, NJNJF&WfreeFront St.paved ramp
194.1Martins Creek, PATalen EnergyfreePA 1004 / Dupue Ferrygravel ramp
189.3Sandts Eddy, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 611paved ramp
186.4Frost Hollow, PANorthampton Co. ParksfreePA 611rough hand launch
183.9Phillipsburg, NJCity of PhillipsburgfreeS. Main St.paved ramp
183.7Scott Park (Easton), PACity of EastonfreePA 611paved ramp / ltd parking
183.6Delaware Canal State Park, PAPASPReg/permitPA 611rough hand launch
181.3Wy-Hit-Tuk ParkNorthampton Co. ParksfreePA 611rough hand launch
178T. Roosevelt Recreation AreaPASPReg/permitPA 611rough hand launch
175Riegelsville, NJNJF&WfreeCo. Rt 27 / Old River Rdpaved ramp, floating dock
174Riegelsville, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 611hand launch
173.8Durham Furnace, PAPASPReg/permitPA 611rough hand launch
168.3Upper Black Eddy, PAPF&BCReg/permitPA 32paved ramp
164.3Riverview, NJNJSPfreeNJ 29rough hand launch
164.1Kingwood, NJNJSPReg/permitNJ 29paved ramp
162.5Fairview, NJNJSPfreeNJ 29ltd parking / hand launch
163.6Tinicum County Park, PABucks Co. ParksPermitPA 31paved ramp
158.9Prahls Island, PABucks Co. ParksPermitBridge 2 Ln / PA 31hand launch
157.6Point Pleasant Bridge, NJNJSPfreeNJ 29hand launch
156.6Byram, NJNJSPReg/permitNJ 29paved ramp
155.7Bulls Island, NJNJSPReg/permitNJ 29paved ramp
153.7Virginia Forrest, PAPASPReg/permitPA 31rough hand launch
148.4Lambertville, NJNJSP / Powerboat Assoc.freeStation Ct / Bridge Stpaved ramp
146.8Belle Mountain / Firemans Eddy, NJNJSPReg/permitNJ 29gravel ramp
142.1Washingtons Crossing, PAPASPReg/permitPA 31paver ramp
139.6Scudders Falls, NJNJSPfreeNJ 29rough hand launch
138.7Yardley, PAPF&BCReg/permitNJ 31paved ramp
133.4Morrisville Riverfront, PACity of MorrisvillefreeDelmore Avehand launch / ltd parking
131.6Trenton Waterfront, NJCity of TrentonfreeLamberton Stpaved ramp