River Access Points

Public river accesses are located for your convenience on both Pennsylvania and New York shorelines. These accesses range from 3 to 20 miles apart along the river and are jointly managed by the National Park Service and the agencies which own the land.

Shehawken, PA
The Northern Terminus of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. Located on the southwestern side of Point Mountain.

Hancock, NY (river mile 330)
Offering canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Buckingham, PA (river mile 325)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Lordville, NY (river mile 323)
Offering canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Long Eddy, NY (river mile 315)
Offering canoe and fishing access. No on-site parking is available.

Basket Creek, NY (at the convergence of Basket Creek and the Delaware River)
Offering fishing access only. Parking may be limited.

Kellams, NY (at the convergence of Little Equinunk Creek on the PA side and the Delaware River)
Offering fishing access only. Parking may be limited.

Hankins, NY (River Rest Stop)
Offering picnic areas, restrooms and camping.

Callicoon, NY (river mile 304)
Offering canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms. Camping facilities near by.

Callicoon, PA (river mile 304)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Damascus, PA (river mile 299)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Milanville, PA (river mile 297)
Ranger Station.

Skinners Falls, NY (river mile 296)
Offering canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms. Just north of this access area are some camping facilities with telephone access.

Narrowburg, NY (river mile 290)
Offering boat launch, canoe, fishing access and camping along with seasonal restrooms. Just north of this point is the National Park Service's Headquarters for the upper Delaware River.

Narrowburg, PA (river mile 290)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Ten Mile River, NY (river mile 282)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Lackawaxen, PA (river mile 278)
Offering boat launch, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms. Telephone access. The Zane Grey Museum, home of the legendary novelist. Within visible distance, south of this point is the infamous Delaware Aqueduct, also know as the Roebling Bridge. Between this access area and the next public access spot are a number of priviately run livery services and campgrounds.

Highland, NY (river mile 282)
Offering canoe and fishing access. Parking is limited.

National Park Service Barryville Office, NY (approx. river mile 273)
Just below the Shohola Rapids.

Buckhorn Natural Area, PA (river mile 267)
Offering camping sites. There are no facilities at this location and you must get there by water. Free permits are available by calling the National Park Service Barryville Office at (845) 557-0222. Access is on the PA shore near the Staircase Rapids between Pond Eddy and Mongaup.

Monguap, NY (river mile 260)
Offering pinic areas, canoe and fishing access along with seasonal restrooms.

Sparrowbush, NY (river mile 259)
The Northern Terminus of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. Offering boat, canoe and fishing access.

West End Beach in Port Jervis, NY
A public beach with part-time lifeguard.

Tri-States Monument in NY, NJ and PA
Junction of Neversink and Delaware rivers, Laurel Grove Cemetery. One of Port Jervis's most famous landmarks is the Tri-States Rock where a person can stand on three states at one time. The rock is located just under the Interstate Route 84 bridge.

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area begins 8 miles south of here, and the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River begins 6 miles to the north. Both areas are managed by the National Park Service. The Neversink River, a world class trout stream, merges with the Delaware at this point. It originates in the Catskill Mountains, many miles away.

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