The occasional calm pools offer time for a picnic lunch or to lay back and sunbathe. 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. So take a day and discover an outdoor adventure in Kittatinny Country.
Rafting Trip Selection
Barryville to Pond Eddy | 3-4 Hours
Distance: 7 miles
Time: Approximately 3-4 hours
This section of the river is a whitewater destination with several long stretches of quiet pools. It is ideal for rafters of any experience level. Depending on the water level, this section of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offers Class 1 & 2 rapids. You will hit Cedar and Shohola rapids plus multiple eddies, sets of shallow riffles and go under 1 bridge on this trip. It is the most convenient paddle for our NY campers with ample picnicking spots and great fishing. In this section, paddlers are treated to spectacular views of the swiftly changing river valley, beautiful scenery with lush vegetation, bald eagles, osprey and occasionally whitetail deer.
Staircase to Matamoras | 3-4 Hours
Distance: 6 miles
Time: Approximately 3-4 hours
This section of the river is a whitewater destination with a few stretches of quiet pools. It is ideal for rafters of any experience level. Depending on the water level, this section of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River offers Class 1 & 2 rapids. You will hit multiple sets of rapids in this section including Staircase rapids, Mongaup rapids and inlet, Butlers Rift rapids and Mill Rift rapids. You will paddle beneath cliffs and spectacular rock formations, through lush vegetation then reach the dramatic gorge known as the Hawks Nest and go under 1 rail road bridge. Paddlers appreciate The Upper Delaware’s beauty, wildlife sightings including bald eagles & osprey and high water quality.
Special Release Date Rafting Trips
Lackawaxen to Barryville | 5-6 hours
Distance: 11 miles
Time: Approximately 5-6 hours
*ONLY AVAILABLE on whitewater damn release dates. Available for thrill seeking paddlers in rafts. During this trip you will go through a series of class 2 and 3 rapids, you will pass by The Zane Grey Museum, home of the legendary novelist, within visible distance. South of this point is the famous Delaware Aqueduct, also know as the Roebling Bridge. This trip can be exciting as you float down 9 miles of the Lackawaxen river and enter the Delaware river in calmer water for the last 2 miles.
July 2 – 12:00pm
July 9 – 12:00pm
July 16 – 12:00pm
July 23 – 12:00pm
July 30 – 11:00am
August 6 -11:00am
Sept. 11 – 11:00am
Sept.18 – 11:00am
RAFTING TRIP RATES
Prices are per person
Minimum of 2 adults per raft at all times
Minimum of 2 adventurers per raft Monday – Thursday
Minimum of 3 adventurers per raft Friday – Sunday and Holidays
Maximum of 6 adventurers per raft at all times
Walk-in rates are $5 more/person, reserve in advance to save!
Monday – Friday
Age 4-9: $20
Age 10+: $40
Sat-Sun & Holidays
Age 4-9: $25
Age 10+: $50