Delaware River Sojourn
Save the Dates! June 20-26, 2020
Delaware River Sojourn Logo.

Held in June to celebrate National Rivers Month, the Delaware River Sojourn is a guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, and historical interpretation.

Geared for families and indivduals of all ages and skill levels, participants can sign up for the whole event or for the section(s) or day(s) of their choice.

Save the Dates! The 2020 Delaware River Sojourn will take place Saturday, June 20 through Friday, June 26. A volunteer river cleanup will be held on Friday, June 19. The theme is Focus on Fish!


Draft Stretches to be paddled and camping locations:

  • Friday, June 19: volunteer river cleanup in Hancock, N.Y. Camping opens Friday night at Northeast Wilderness Experience (NEWE), Equinunk, Pa.
  • Saturday, June 20: paddle Fireman’s Field, Hancock to Buckingham, Pa. Camp at NEWE.
  • Sunday, June 21: paddle Buckingham to NEWE Camp. Camp at NEWE.
  • Monday, June 22: paddle NEWE Camp to Damascus, Pa. Camp at NEWE.
  • Tuesday, June 23: paddle Damascus to Narrowsburg, N.Y. Travel to next camp – Driftstone, Mt. Bethel, Pa.
  • Wednesday, June 24: paddle Minisink Park, Pa. on the Brodhead Creek to Driftstone (on the Delaware River). Camp at Driftstone.
  • Thursday, June 25: paddle Driftstone to Martins Creek, Pa. Camp at Driftstone.
  • Friday, June 26: paddle Easton, Pa. to Riegelsville, N.J. No camping, sojourn over.

By getting individuals out on the river to experience it first-hand, the Delaware Sojourn aims to promote stewardship of the Delaware River Basin and its resources.

DRBC is a proud supporter of the Delaware River Sojourn and participates on its steering committee, which plans and organizes the annual not-for-profit event. 

Learn more by visiting the sojourn's web site at Sign up for email updates by adding yourself to DRBC's Recreation/Sojourn list serv here. You can also visit the Delaware River Sojourn's Facebook Page.


Sojourn 2020: June 20-26. Focus on Fish. 

Click here to view the Delaware River Sojourn entry on the Scenic, Wild Delaware River National Geographic Geotourism MapGuide.