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Wild and Scenic Upper Delaware

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Known for good paddling water, a seventy-mile stretch on the Delaware River...

Known for good paddling water, a seventy-mile stretch on the Delaware River between Hancock and Port Jervis, New York.

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Hawk's Nest

Beautiful scenery overlooking the mountains and river along the lower section scenic byway. The lower sections with the zigzag road is awesome.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2014
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Climbing Approximately 1500 feet in about a mile gets you to a most stunning overlook of the Delaware water Gap. Its a bit rugged but well worth the climb

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014

Beautiful scenery overlooking the mountains and river along the lower section scenic byway. The lower sections with the zigzag road is awesome.

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Forked River, Nj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

If you want to discover a really scenic part of the Delaware River, head up to route 97 in New York State and travel between Port Jervis and Hancock. The section located on the lower partion of the drive is particularly appealing since it hugs the sides of the cliff and winds in and out on a 2-lane snaky paved... More 

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vineland, nj
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

I am a whitewater kayaker so I want to get to some of the more remote river reaches. The UDWSR is managed by the National Park Service, like the Water Gap region to the south. There are some rapids, but it is by no means a whitewater rush -- if you're looking for good rafting go to Jim Thorpe River... More 

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Goshen, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

A great place to "put in" - that is, with a canoe or raft. Many liveries available, with great Park Rangers watching out for all. There are places on this river that also have bald eagle lookouts designated along Route 97 - and here are some considerations for your fun: Check out the D&H Canal, the Hawk’s Nest Lookout –... More 

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