Enjoy a day out on the river.
Canoeing and Kayaking on the Delaware River are popular and
Dingmans Campground operates a convenient Canoe and Kayak livery
service, offering river trips through the Spring, Summer and Fall.
Our river trips are open to the public as well as our campers, with
free parking provided.
Several river trips are offered daily.
Also check out our overnight river trips.
We will transport your canoe or kayak.
Groups are welcome!
Milford Beach to Dingmans Campground paddling trip (10 miles in
3 to 4 hours) is ideal for the first time paddler, with calm water
most of the trip and four small rapids.
There are two islands along the way for picnicking.
For a more challenging all-day paddling adventure, our Matamoras to
Dingmans Campground trip (20 miles in 8 to 9 hours)
offers more rapids and more excitement!
As of September 23rd 2013 we will not be running river trips or transports for the rest of the season.
** River trip customers MUST check in at
the campground office no later than 15 minutes before departure time
to fill out required paperwork. Van drivers will NOT wait for late
arrivals!**We WILL NOT put children under 5 out on the river
8:00am - Matamoras (Must be reserved 2 days in advance) (20 miles in 8-9 hours. Overnights
available - see below.)
9:00am - (10 miles in 3-4 hours)
10:00am - (10 miles in 3-4 hours)
11:00am - (10 miles in 3-4 hours)
12:00pm - (10 miles in 3-4 hours)
River Paddling Trip Rates:
Adult Canoe or Kayak (12yr or older) -
$40.00/person Mon - Thur, $43.00 Fri - Sun plus tax
Child Canoe or Kayak (5yr - 11yr) -
$30.00/person Mon - Thur plus tax, $33.00 Fri - Sun plus tax
Adult Tandem Kayak - $45.00/person plus tax
Child Tandem Kayak - $35.00/person plus tax
→The above rates include boat, paddle,
PFD, parking, orientation.
Customer Canoe or Kayak
- $20.00/person plus tax
→ We will transport you and your gear to Milford or Matamoras.
• All participants must know how to swim.
• All participants must wear a PFD at all
times on the river.
• Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on
• All boats must return to the pick up
river access no later than 4:00PM.
• Starting May 11th 2013- After August 19th 2013 on a limited schedule, please call ahead for availability.
Overnight Delaware River Paddling Trips:
One Overnight on the Delaware River and 2 days of
20 miles on the Delaware River in 2
With the scheduled 8:00 AM Matamoras trip ending at Dingmans Campground.
$80 Per Adult / $60 Per Child.
Notes for Overnight River Trips:
• All overnight paddling trips on the
Delaware River require that Dingmans
Campground customers camp only at
designated National Park Service
campsites within the Delaware Water Gap
National Recreation Area.
campsites are only available on a
first-come, first-serve basis.
Campground is not responsible for
campsite vacancies on overnight paddling
trips, any of the customer's camping
equipment or activities, security of
customer's vehicles, any violations of
NPS policies, camping on private
property or consequences resulting from
the customer's inappropriate actions.
View the DWGNRA River Map. (Requires
Adobe Acrobat Reader)