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Posted 5/27/22

On the New York side:

Indian Head Canoes

845/557-8777 • www.indianheadcanoes.com

3883 Rte. 97, Barryville, NY | 1036 Rte. 97, Sparrowbush, NY | 1138 Delaware Dr., Matamoras, …

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Breathe. Play. There’s so much to do here


On the New York side:

Indian Head Canoes

845/557-8777 • www.indianheadcanoes.com

3883 Rte. 97, Barryville, NY | 1036 Rte. 97, Sparrowbush, NY | 1138 Delaware Dr., Matamoras, PA


Indian Head offers rafting, canoeing, kayaking and tubing at three locations on the Delaware River: Barryville, NY; Sparrowbush, NY and Matamoras, PA. Visitors can camp in log cabins, deluxe cabins, bunkhouses or set up a tent on the campgrounds.


800/356-2852 • www.kittatinny.com

3854 Rte. 97, Barryville, NY | 2389 Rte. 97, Pond Eddy, NY | 1147 Delaware Dr., Matamoras, PA | 2130 Rte. 739, Dingmans Ferry, PA | 378 Rte. 6 & 209, Milford, PA


Kittatinny covers 120 miles of the Delaware River with bases in Barryville, NY; Pond Eddy, NY; Matamoras, PA; Dingmans Ferry, PA and Milford, PA.

Beyond facilitating trips down both the Delaware and Lackawaxen rivers, Kittatinny offers dual-racing zip lines and paintball adventures.

The Outside Institute

845/557-6058 • www.theoutsideinstitute.org

995 Rte. 55, Eldred, NY


“The Outside Institute was founded in 2017 in the Upper Delaware Valley with a mission to inspire joyful awareness and essential reciprocity between all beings, regardless of species or race. year-round includes guided nature walks, forest immersion, sustainable foraging education, wildcrafting workshops and botanical mixology. We often collaborate with experts in botany, herbalism, plant dyes, natural cosmetics and more.”

Roscoe Campsite Park

607/498-5264 • www.roscoecampsitepark.com

2179 Old Rte. 17, Roscoe, NY


At Roscoe Campsite Park, on the banks of the Beaverkill River, “hiking trails are abundant, and visitors can enjoy searching for signs of wildlife, including white-tailed deer and red foxes. For biking enthusiasts, there are hundreds of miles of exploratory paths. Besides hiking, birding and fly fishing, plenty of family-friendly adventures, including kayaking, fishing and tubing. are all available.”

Beyond tent sites, Roscoe Campsite Park offers cabins and covered Conestoga wagons for guests to rent.

Sullivan County Dove Trail

Multiple locations: visit www.sullivancatskills.com/interactive-dove-map


“The Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail© commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Woodstock Festival. It’s a collection of 50 dove sculptures perched in villages, towns and at several tourism businesses. Each permanently mounted dove is hand-painted by a professional local artist and inspired by the legendary event held here in 1969.”

Take your family and friends on a road trip across Sullivan County and try to find them all.

Landers River Trips

800/252-3925 • www.landersrivertrips.com

40 Skinners Falls West, Narrowsburg, NY | 69 De Mauro Ln., Narrowsburg, NY | 3909 Rte. 97, Barryville, NY

Landers River Trips is “a family-owned and operated business founded in 1955 by Bob Lander. Landers offers eight different riverside locations to launch rafts, canoes and kayaks from and three riverside campgrounds.”

The Skinners Falls campground “is perfectly suited for the young at heart who enjoy late nights around the campfire and ongoing activity. Riverfront sites, lean-to sites and open-field sites available, located within walking distance from Skinners Falls.”

Boaters enjoying a rafting trip while wearing their life jackets.
Boaters enjoying a rafting trip while wearing their life jackets.

And in Pennsylvania:

Bushkill Falls

888/287-4545 • www.visitbushkillfalls.com

138 Bushkill Falls Trail, Bushkill, PA


“The ‘Niagara of Pennsylvania,’ Bushkill Falls is among the Keystone State’s most famous scenic attractions. This unique series of eight waterfalls, nestled deep in the wooded Pocono Mountains, is accessible through a network of hiking trails and bridges which afford fabulous views of the falls and the surrounding forest.”

Beyond hiking trails, Bushkill Falls offers opportunities for guests to fish, mine for gemstones, use paddleboats and more.

Delaware and Hudson Canal

570/685-4871 • www.nps.gov/upde/learn/historyculture/dhcanal.htm

274 River Rd., Beach Lake, PA


“The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River includes portions of the historic Delaware and Hudson Canal. Constructed from 1825 to 1829—with 16 miles of gravity railway and 108 locks over a 108-mile canal—it was built to transport anthracite coal from mines in northeastern Pennsylvania to markets on the Hudson River. Portions of the D & H Canal were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1968.”

Delicate bluets (Quaker ladies) brighten a grassy path.
Delicate bluets (Quaker ladies) brighten a grassy path.

Delaware Highlands Conservancy

570/226-3164 • www.delawarehighlands.org

Main office: Van Scott Nature Reserve, 571 Perkins Pond Rd., Beach Lake, PA


“The Delaware Highlands Conservancy (DHC) is an accredited land trust dedicated to conserving the natural heritage and quality of life in the Upper Delaware River region, in partnership with the region’s landowners and communities.”

DHC offers various outdoor educational opportunities and resources for landowners to better protect and care for their land.

Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary

570/253-1185 • www.dorflinger.org/wildlife-sanctuary

55 Suydam Drive, Honesdale, PA


“The Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary is dedicated to the preservation of woodlands and open spaces.” Home to the Dorflinger Glass Museum, the property hosts the Wildflower Music Festival in the summer. Visitors will also find “miles of well-maintained walking trails clear the mind and refresh the soul. During winter months, there is a special solitude in the slish of cross-country skiis breaking through the snow. It all fosters the belief that enduring values are part of a worthwhile way of life that should be preserved for and shared with future generations.”

Lacawac Sanctuary

570/689-9494 • www.lacawac.org

94 Sanctuary Rd., Lake Ariel, PA


Lacawac Sanctuary has a mission to “preserve the natural beauty of Lake Lacawac, its watershed and surrounding lands; to conduct long-term research on natural systems as part of a global effort to understand and protect the Earth’s biodiversity; and to increase appreciation of this effort through innovative, field-based educational programs for students, teachers and the community. Nestled on 550 acres near the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack in the Northern Poconos, Lacawac Sanctuary is a mix between an environmental education center, nature center and biological field station.”

Lacawac Sanctuary hosts multiple week-long summer camps, educational workshops, artists’ residences, a variety of themed hikes, and meetings and retreats. The public is invited to take self-guided hikes on the grounds; visit www.lacawactrails.org for detailed information.

Pocono Environmental Education Center

570/828-2319 • www.peec.org

538 Emery Rd., Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328


“The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is located within the 77,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, along the Delaware River... PEEC is an independent nonprofit organization and a 44-year education partner of the National Park Service.”

PEEC offers summer day camps and a wide variety of programs.

The forest beckons. And if you're concerned for this hiker, we're sure she's sprayed with tick repellent.
The forest beckons. And if you're concerned for this hiker, we're sure she's sprayed with tick repellent.

Indian Head Canoes, Kittatinny, The Outside Institute, Roscoe Campsite Park, Sullivan County Dove Trail, Landers River Trips, Bushkill Falls, Delaware and Hudson Canal, Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Lacawac Sanctuary, Pocono Environmental Education Center


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