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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational Area

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Address: RR 2, Box 2428, Beach Lake, PA
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+1 570-685-4871
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The Delaware River runs along the border between New York and Pennsylvania.

The Delaware River runs along the border between New York and Pennsylvania.

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We liked the canal bridge

We didn't partake in the water sports here, just drove around. We enjoyed the canal bridge the most. Same guy who would go on the build the Brooklyn Bridge.

Reviewed 15 August 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
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New York City, New York
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53 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We were passing through on our way upstate and decided to drive this scenic bypass. The Hawk's Nest area and the canal bridge were great. Get out of your car at the canal bridge and explore it, definitely nice. The rest was just so-so. We didn't partake in any of the museums, we thought it would be a good place... More 

Thank ibadger
Las Vegas, Nevada
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384 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We didn't partake in the water sports here, just drove around. We enjoyed the canal bridge the most. Same guy who would go on the build the Brooklyn Bridge.

Thank TimJMeyer
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176 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Canoe, kayak, fish, see bald eagles up closr. Lots of camping and other outdoor activities available. Take a drive to the Hawks nest on Rt 97 unbelievable scenery

1 Thank HR218guy
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We took a drive across the Roebling Bridge into New York and toward Port Jervis, New York. The Hawks Nest Lookout area to view the Delaware River is amazing

2 Thank Lori K
Dover, New Hampshire
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902 reviews
408 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,835 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

We’ve been here before. During a long drive heading back to New England from a trip to Baltimore for the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key’s writing of the lyrics to the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” we detoured for an overnight in Budd Lake, NJ near Allentown, PA and the Pocono Mountains. Then, we drove though all three National Park Service... More 

11 Thank Maurene_K
Weare, New Hampshire
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2014

beautiful area, great riding roads,scenery is just breathtaking in spots. there's all kind of rafting & camping areas, great photography opportunities..good for families & good for everyone else too.

1 Thank ladtvtxrider
Waldorf, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Like: Seeing Bald Eagles, hearing Nature's peace and quiet without so much human noise, and seeing plenty of live fish. Dislike: Amateur "catch and release" anglers being sloppy. Saw too many dead fish of "keeper" size and quality.

Thank voveritasdse
Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Must see National Park historical site. On the PA side you can also visit the Zane Grey Museum. The drive along the Scenic Byway down RT97 is well worth it alone.

Thank Mary P
Marietta, Georgia
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119 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2013

There is a secret in the sticks. The Delaware river. Located Between the Catskills Mountains and the Pocono mountains. This river was cleaned up by the Rockefellers 40 years ago. If you like small mouth Bass fishing, you will be in heaven here. Fast moving river in some places, Skinner Falls, BE CAREFULL. Wear your life preservers at all times.... More 

Thank Gerald A
South Florida, Florida
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243 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We drove across the Roebling Bridge from Pa to NY and North on route 97 towards Callicoon. The drive was beautiful and there were many places where the Delaware River was visible. We crossed the bridge in Callicoon back to PA and drove south to Damascus and Cochecton and then to Beach Lake and Narrowsburg. This was a scenic drive... More 

1 Thank Bob F

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