Boat Access Ramp Listings
Boat ramp locations are listed from north to south
(upstream listings at top of list). Locations, permits, costs,
operating conditions, etc.
are described according to the latest information we have, but
the DRFA is not responsible
for any changes in the availability or condition of these ramps.
(If you discover a problem or
change in one of these listings, please notify our
Public = Free access
(Conditions of use are listed as known.)
Permit = Permit required
(Permit source, cost, and conditions
of use are listed as known.)
Private = Private ramp
(Costs and conditions of use
are listed as known.)
Columbia, NJ (Private) Ramp is in the Delaware River Campgrounds.
On Rt. 46 just south of Columbia and the Watergap.
Fee is $10.00. Yearly charge is $100.00
Lackawaxen, PA (Public. Pennsylvania Fish Commission)
Milford Beach, PA (Public. National Park Service)
Dingman's Ferry, PA (Public. National Park Service)
Bushkill, PA Access Area (Public. National Park Service)
Smithfield Beach, PA Access Area (Public)
Kittatiny Access Area, NJ (Public. Located in Delaware
National Park Service rest area off of Interstate 80.)
Upper Black Eddy, PA (Public. Pennsylvania Fish Commission.
Potential problems with larger boats and low-water conditions.)
Byrum, NJ (Public.)
Bull's Island, NJ (Public.)
Lambertville, NJ (Public.)
Yardley, PA (Public. Pennsylvania Fish Commission.
Problems with low-water conditions.)
Trenton/Mercer County, NJ Boat Ramp south of Trenton
(Public. Located on Lamberton Road.)
Bordentown, NJ Municipal Boat Ramp (Permit. Bordentown
resident permit is $50.
In-State non-resident permit is $100. Out-of-State non-resident
permit is $200.)
Florence, NJ Municipal Boat Ramp (Permit required from
May 1 to October 1. Florence resident permit is $25.
In-State non-resident permit is $50. Out-of-State non-resident
permit is $500.)
Neshaminy State Park, Croydon, PA (Public/Permit. Extra-wide
ramp in State Park Marina
is protected from river waves and wake. No permit required for
boats with valid
Pennsylvania registration. $15 annual permit for out-of-state
Please note that the daily use fee is $10.00 per day or $75.00
dollars per year.
Echo Beach, Cornwells Heights, PA (Permit. Bucks County
Park Commission. Open sun-up
Ebel's Marina, NJ (Private ramp on Rancocas Creek.
to sundown. Permit available at Core Creek County Park. Shallow
access at low tide.)
Access is off of Creek Road. Cost is $10/day)
Lightning Jack's, Riverside,
Linden Avenue, PA (Public. City of Philadelphia)
Tacony/Frankford Access Area, PA (Public. Pennsylvania
This is a private ramp on the Rancocas creek Cost is $15
West Deptford, NJ (Private) Rivergate Park Located off Exit 22 of I
295. Cost is $10/day
Follow signs to Centre Street gate.
Bridgeport Marina Boat Ramp (Private) . Cost is $10/day
Located on the Raccoon Creek & Old Ferry Rd.
Rt.130, Go west at Drawbridge
Chester, PA (Public. Pennsylvania Fish Commission.
Flower Street near Commodore Barry Bridge.)