Bureau of Land Management National Park Service US Fish and Wildlife Service US Forest Service

Delaware River (Middle), New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Managing Agency:

National Park Service, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area


Designated Reach:

November 10, 1978. The segment from the point where the river crosses the northern boundary of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area to the point where the river crosses the southern boundary.


Classification/Mileage:

Scenic — 35.0 miles; Recreational — 5.0 miles; Total — 40.0 miles.

Middle Delaware River

Delaware River (Middle)

This segment of the Delaware flows through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and cuts an "S" curve through Kittatinny Ridge. This beautiful landscape provides great recreational opportunities in addition to sightseeing and geological study value.