This view of the Upper Delaware River is at the mouth of Basket Creek, near Long Eddy, NY. The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, part of the National Park Service's Wild and Scenic Rivers System, stretches 73.4 miles along the New York - Pennsylvania border.
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