The Lower Delaware was designated in 2000 as a Wild and Scenic River

  • from river mile 193.8 to the northern border of the City of Easton;
  • from south of the Gilbert Generating Stations to north of the point Pleasant Pumping Station;
  • from South of the Point Pleasant Pumping Station to 1,000 feet north of the Route 202 Bridge;
  • from 1,750 feet south of the Route 202 bridge to Washington Crossing.

Additionally some of the tributaries in the Lower Delaware were also designated including Tinicum Creek, (headwaters of two upper branches to the Delaware River confluence), Tohickon Creek, (downstream of Lake Nockamixon to the Delaware River confluence), and Paunacussing Creek, (portions passing through Solebury Township to the Delaware River). The Musconetcong River, (3.5 mile stretch from Saxton Falls to Route 46 and the 20.7 mile stretch from King’s Highway Bridget to railroad tunnels at Musconetcong Gorge), was designated in 2006.

Read more about about the Lower Delaware's Wild and Scenic Designation.....

Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River Designation Map

Upcoming Events

29 Nov

Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic River
Management Council Meeting Announcement

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7 pm

Delaware Township Hall
570 Rosemont Ringoes Road
Sergeantsville, NJ 08557

Proposed agenda:
• Announcements
• Introduction of Herring Alliance – Zach Greenburg
• Presentations from Mini-grant recipients
• 2019 Mini Grant announcement
• New Management Council member
• New Business / Q&A