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Namanock Island Access

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One of more than a dozen unspoiled islands on the Delaware River, the site has designated overnight camping areas for canoeists and boaters. The mile-long island was used by the Lenape Indians for fishing and possibly a workshop area for making stone tools and weapons. On the eastern shore across from the island and a few hundred yards inland stood Fort Nomanock (or Namanock) built for protection from Indian attack during the French-Indian War. Around that time a few Europeans lived on the island. The site is part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The 70,000-acre park follows 40 miles of the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River through the Delaware Water Gap.

The next NPS access point upstream is 4 miles upriver at Milford Beach. The next downstream access point is Dingmans Ferry 4 miles south on the Pennsylvania side.

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Road
Milford PA