Trip Guide


All Participants must be able to swim.

Advanced Reservations required. $2 fee will apply to reservations under 24 hours.

All Rentals must be off the river by 6pm. Late fees will apply.
(Last tubes must be on river by 1p, Last canoes/kayaks must be on river by 3p)

Minimum age for children is 3yr on rafts and 6yr on kayak, canoes, and tubes.

For overnights campsites are first come first serve, designated areas only, and limited to one night per site only.

Non-Profit Group rates available. Call for details.

100% refund within 24 hour notice, minus 10% service fees.

What’s included

•Free parking
•Free transportation to and from locations
•Life jackets and paddles

•River maps
•Safety Orientation

What to bring

•Old sneakers
•Suntan lotion

•Swim gear
•Bug spray



Pets are allowed. They can only ride on canoes and kayaks. Pets must be leashed with a lead no longer than 6 feet. Please be courteous of other passengers allergies, and rinse your pet before returning to base.


The Kittatinny (Gap) to Portland trip is mostly calm, and has 2 sets of class 1 rapids. Smithfield to Kittatinny (Gap) has 1 small section of rapids towards the end of the trip. Bushkill to Smithfield has 3 sections of class 1 rapids in the middle of the trip.

River maps

Water levels

Water level for the Delaware River is always deep enough to Tube, Kayak, Canoe, or Raft. Water levels are maintained by the Delaware River Master, an office of the USGS with a minimum flow rate of 1750 cubic feet per second.

Miles and landmarks

•Exit for Smithfield Beach
– Look for beach access area past boat ramp and swimming area
near circular driveway

•Exit for Water Gap
– 1/4 to 1/2 mile past the Rt. 80 bridge on the left, look for beach area

•Exit for Portland
– Directly underneath the Portland Pedestrian Bridge (green walking bridge) on the right side

The river has great wisdom, and whispers its secrets to the hearts of men.

– Mark Twain