Kittatinny Canoes- Whitewater and Calmwater River Trips

Kittatinny Canoes offers daily and overnight trips for experienced and novice paddlers. Raft, canoe, kayak or tube in calm water and whitewater regardless of your experience level. We can customize a trip to YOUR needs.  Paddle through breathtaking scenery filled with abundant wildlife. You may see bald eagles, hawks, herons, ducks, deer, the occasional black bear and much more! Bring a picnic lunch, stop, relax, swim, the day and the river are yours!

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Latitude: 41.480465 Longitude: -74.953128 Elevation: 599 ft

Areas of Service and Expertise

Rafting


Wet, Wild, and Always Fun – The Delaware River provides plenty of crystal clear water and rapids all season long. Whitewater rafting with Kittatinny is the highlight of any family vacation. Enjoy the whitewater all season long, regular dam releases from five different reservoirs maintain the river flow. Rafting on the Delaware River is perfect for novices and families; no experience is necessary. It’s cool wet fun for those hot summer days. Calm pools offer time for a picnic lunch, sunbathe, and take a dip in the crystal-clear water. Our rafts hold up to six people, which makes rafting the perfect choice for groups and families. You will paddle beneath cliffs and spectacular rock formations as you take in the breathtaking panorama of the Pocono and Catskill Mountains. Take a day and discover an outdoor adventure in Kittatinny Country.

Kayaking


A whitewater joy ride or calm water tour, challenge the river one-on-one in one of our easy to use kayaks. Kayaking is fast becoming one of the most popular water sports on the Delaware River. Kittatinny offers daily kayak trips in open cockpit touring kayaks. Our kayaks make for great paddling whether on calm or whitewater.

Canoeing


The canoe and the Delaware were made for each other. We offer calm water for families and beginners, and whitewater for adventure seekers. The Delaware River has varying levels of white water that experienced paddlers can challenge all summer long and quiet calm water trips for novices, families and those who don’t want the excitement of the whitewater.

Tubing

Cool fun for hot days, always relaxing and refreshing! Tubing on the crystal-clear Delaware River is the place to be on those hot summer days. Lay back, relax and drift along. Tubing trips with Kittatinny fill an afternoon with cool, clean family fun.

You have a choice of two different tubing trips offered daily. You can either meet at our River Beach campsites location in Pennsylvania or our Barryville Adventure Center in New York. Whichever trip you choose, Kittatinny will transport you upriver to a launch site that will give you a 3-mile float trip.

Tubing trips will generally last between 2 to 3 hours depending on river conditions. You will finish at the campground where you met us. There you have use of our bathhouse facilities for drying off, cleaning up and changing clothes. You can reserve your Kittatinny tubing trip for any time during the day, but we usually recommend beginning around noon or a little later. This way, you will have had the opportunity to have your lunch, and because you are in the water for the entire trip, it is better during the hottest part of the day.

Tubing trips are available to children who properly fit our open bottom tubes and feel comfortable floating independently.

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

Kittatinny offers whitewater and calm water river trips. 

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Kittatinny Canoes is the pioneer of the outfitting industry on the Delaware River.  Since 1941 we have been offering a variety of trips to our guests. Kittatinny prides itself on providing you with quality equipment, experienced and trained staff, and a variety of trip options.  Each year Kittatinny continues to re-invest in its fleet to update its life vests, paddles, rafts, canoes, kayaks, and tubes to provide quality equipment for your outdoor experience.

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