WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
All Participants must be able to swim.
All Rentals must be OFF the river by 5/6pm
•Last tubes must be ON river by 12/1pm, Last canoes/kayaks must be ON river by 2/3pm
•Times dependent on time of year
•Late fees will apply
Minimum age for children is 3yr on rafts and 6yr on kayak, canoes, and tubes.
Overnights campsites- reservation required
•First come first serve
•Designated areas only and limited to one night per site
•Additional reservation must be made through the DWG Park Service www.recreation.gov
•Call us for more info
Non-Profit Group rates available. Call for details.
•Free transportation to and from locations
•Life jackets and paddles
What to bring
•Suntan lotion •Coolers for snacks and drinks (NO STYROFOAM)
•DO NOT BRING ANYTHING VALUABLE or GLASS
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.
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