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13th Annual Zane Grey Festival July 15

13th Annual Zane Grey Festival July 15

Fun for the Whole Family at the 13th Annual Zane Grey Festival Photo Caption: The Cowboy Dentist meets a Civil War Soldier at the Zane Grey Festival. BEACH LAKE, PA –The National Park Service and the Zane…

Upper Delaware Seeks Volunteers to be Watershed Stewards

Upper Delaware Seeks Volunteers to be Watershed Stewards

Release date: May 20, 2017 Contact(s): Ingrid Peterec, Chief of Interpretation ingrid_peterec@nps.gov; (570) 685-4871 Caption: Watershed Stewards Lenore Weisse and Leatrice Langer talking to boaters at the Lackawaxen Access. Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Seeks Volunteers…

Upper Delaware Visitation Increases by 8% in 2016

Upper Delaware Visitation Increases by 8% in 2016

Caption: There are many activities for visitors to enjoy in the Upper Delaware region including a brisk hike to enjoy spectacular scenery. (Photo by Eric Rowe) Release date: May 5, 2017 Contact(s): Kristina M. Heister, Superintendent kristina_heister@nps.gov;…

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work on May 19th

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work on May 19th

Caption: Upper Delaware Park Rangers participating in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day in 2016. Release date: May 1, 2017 Contact(s): Ingrid Peterec, Chief of Interpretation Ingrid_Peterec@nps.gov; (570) 685-4871 ext. 6605 Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational…

2016 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

2016 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Photo Caption: Capturing first place in the scenic category was this photograph submitted by Alex Westner, Greeley, PA. Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Announces Winners of the 2016 Photo Contest BEACH LAKE, PA – Upper Delaware…

Digital Boundary Supports 21st Century Planning

BEACH LAKE, PA – The National Park Service recently released a digital version of the official boundary for Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for use by local municipalities, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New York,…

Four Day Roebling Bridge Closure

Four Day Roebling Bridge Closure

Weather Delays Require Roebling Bridge Closure for Four Days Between October 31, 2016 and November 17, 2016 Release date: October 24, 2016 Contact(s): Carla Hauser Hahn, Park Ranger, Management Carla_hahn@nps.gov, 570-729-8251 x2226 Unexpected delays to the maintenance…

CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY WITH U.D.S.R.R. SEPTEMBER 24

CELEBRATE NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY WITH U.D.S.R.R. SEPTEMBER 24

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Caption: Volunteers removing a fallen tree on the Tusten Mountain Trail during the 2015 National Public Lands Day. Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites…

ROEBLING BRIDGE CLOSED MONDAY THRU THURSDAY STARTING 10/3/16

Release date: September 16, 2016 Contact(s): Carla Hauser Hahn, Park Ranger, Management Carla_hahn@nps.gov, 570-729-8251 x2226 Maintenance work on the National Historic Landmark Roebling Bridge (Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct) will require closing the roadway to vehicular traffic beginning October…

ROEBLING BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SEPT. 14 INFORMATIONAL MEETING

ROEBLING BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SEPT. 14 INFORMATIONAL MEETING

  The National Historic Landmark Roebling Bridge (Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct) will undergo significant maintenance work beginning the week of September 27, 2016. The National Park Service at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (NPS), in cooperation with…