Delaware River (at D.O.D. Ponds)

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US Route 130
07067 Pedricktown , NJ 39° 45' 52.8336" N, 75° 25' 45.9192" W

Launch provides good access to relatively unspoiled stretch of shoreline for a few miles north. There is also a launch for a network of freshwater ponds passed on the way in from Route 130.

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River is tidal. Ship channel runs up center of river at this location.

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Driving Directions: 
  • NJ Turnpike to Exit 3.
  • Follow signs to I-295 South.
  • Once your on I-295 / US-130 South proceed 12 miles and follow US-130 when it bears off to right.
  • Continue on US-130 for another 8 miles and start to watch for DEP Fish & Wildlife area sign on right.
  • Right on dirt road into wildlife area, keeping left at all intersections.
  • At the end of the road is the parking area which is on the Delaware River bank about 1.5 miles in.
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Parking Situation: 
Dirt lot is within 50 feet of riverbank. No parking restrictions or fees.
Launch Area Surface: 
No Facilities