Explore a landscape carved by geologic time and human history
Enjoy open roads and inspiring vistas
Revel in wildlife encounters year-round
Discover friendly towns steeped in history and culture
Step into a pastoral landscape preserved from a bygone era
Find countless waterfalls that make the heart leap
View of Mount Minsi in Monroe County, PA from Mount Tammany in Warren County, NJ – Michael Pyle
Bicycling along the Upper Delaware River – Ashley and Jered Gruber
Migratory bald eagle in winter – Stephen Davis
Aerial View of Port Jervis, NY and Matamoras, PA – Mandritoiu / Dreamstime.com
Delaware Water Gap, Warren County, NJ – Nicholas A. Tonelli
Deer Leap Falls in Pike County, PA – Michael Pyle


Welcome to the Scenic, Wild Delaware River Geotourism MapGuide.

Discover a hidden gem only few hours’ drive from New York City, Trenton, and Philadelphia—yet a world away. Explore friendly towns steeped in culture and history, nestled in a postcard landscape from a bygone era. Swim, canoe, and amble along a river that’s carved a course through geologic time and human history. Watch eagles soar overhead and deer roam through forests and fields. Enjoy waterfalls that make the heart leap, learn to catch a fish, picnic along the river’s banks. Stay with us a while and savor the Scenic, Wild Delaware River, where New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania meet.

This is a living guide to the region. So if you live here, we invite you to sign up and nominate historic, cultural and natural landmarks; events, attractions and activities; businesses, artisans and storytellers, as well as local legends that capture the region’s unique character, heritage and beauty. 

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