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Upper Delaware Council 32nd Annual Family Raft Trip

Nature or Outdoor Event

Join the UDC for an exciting and scenic 8-mile raft trip on the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River from Minisink Ford to Pond Eddy.

Lander’s River Trips will provide the rafts, paddles, life jackets, safety instructions, and shuttle transportation. Minimum occupancy per raft is four
people. Participants should be in good physical condition. Children must weigh a minimum of 40 lbs. and be able to swim. For optimum safety, all UDC participants (adults and children) will be required to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device when they are on the water for the duration of the trip. For more information on water safety, refer to the National Park Service website at
Pack a picnic lunch and plenty of drinking water (no glass containers allowed). Dress to get wet, wear sunscreen and foot protection, and avoid bringing valuables. Small coolers and waterproof bags for items such as cameras and keys may be tied into the raft. This average trip length is 4.5 hours, though the timing varies according to river level, wind, and each group’s desired pace.
Rendezvous Information:
◼ Rafters will rendezvous between 9-10 a.m. at Lander’s Pond Eddy Base, located at 2395 NYS Route 97 in Pond Eddy, NY. After parking and checking in at the UDC registration table, guests will be shuttled up to Lander’s Minisink Base for their launch.
◼ Cost of advance reservations required by July 27: $29 ages 13 and up; $19 ages 5 to 12.
◼ All rafters must sign waivers prior to launching. Liability waivers are posted on the UDC website at
◼ For driving directions or information on Lander’s River Trips, please call (800) 252-3925 or visit


Cost of advance reservations required by July 27: $29 ages 13 and up; $19 ages 5 to 12.