Zane Grey Museum located in Lackawaxen, PA. Zane Grey Museum, located in Lackawaxen, PA.
The Delaware River Watershed provides water to over 17 million people and supports a world-class trout fishery and bald eagles.

Zane Grey Museum

By 1915, Grey had 15 books and numerous fishing and outdoor articles published.

Prolific western author Zane Grey (1872-1939) began his career relating stories of his fishing experiences along the Upper Delaware River. He lived in Lackawaxen, PA from 1895 to 1918. Lackawaxen always held a special place in his memories, and was chosen as the site of his final resting place. Today, Grey’s home is preserved by the National Park Service as a part of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.

Grey’s first published article was “A Day on the Delaware,” in 2 zane grey books.Recreation magazine, May 1902. Zane Grey’s influence and success continued through the height of the Great Depression. He was a prolific writer, publishing one or more western novels every year and a fishing or outdoor adventure book every few years until he died. He left behind more than twenty manuscripts which were released after his death.

Zane Grey died October 23, 1939, at the age of 67. he and his wife Dolly’s ashes are interred in the cemetery near their home in Lackwaxen, fulfilling their wish to rest together beside the Delaware River.

Admission and Location

Free Admission

Zane Grey Museum
135 Scenic Drive
Lackawaxen, PA 18435
Phone 570-685-4871

GPS: 41.4875 -74.987222

Directions: From Route 97 in New York State cross over the Roebling Bridge, then take a right at the stop sign. Or, follow Route 590 North in Pike County.


For more information:
National Park Service
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Headquarters
274 River Road
Beach Lake, PA 18405
tel: 570-685-4871


Zane Grey Boat Launch on the Delware River

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission fishing and boating access area. Next to Zane Grey Museum where the Delaware River and Lackawaxen Rivers converge. Excellent place to Eagle Watch and Fish.


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