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Please join National Geographic, the Scenic, Wild Delaware River Geotourism Stewardship Council, and the National Parks Conservation Association at three community events to celebrate the rollout of the “Scenic, Wild Delaware River” geotourism initiative!

On May 4 and 5, the “Scenic, Wild Delaware River” Geotourism Stewardship Council will host three events to celebrate a geotourism initiative for the middle and upper Delaware River region, featuring a preview of the interactive MapGuide website targeting travelers who will appreciate this special region.

Each community celebration will feature local speakers and a presentation from National Geographic highlighting the initiative. The business owners and attraction managers whose sites are included in the MapGuide are invited to attend and receive their materials from National Geographic.

Please RSVP by clicking the REGISTER button and registering for the event(s) that work for you! Event details for the three events are listed with the registration information and below. The three events will be similar in format and length (one hour). Space is limited, so please RSVP soon.

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NJ Preview Event

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm
The Walpack Inn
Route 615, Wallpack Center, NJ 07881
Lunch provided
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PA Preview Event

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:30 am
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, Worthington Ballroom (room change)
100 Shawnee Inn Dr, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Lunch provided
Driving Directions:
*please note detour information on the directions page

NY Preview Event

Thursday May 5, 2016 at 3:30 pm
The Narrowsburg Union
7 Erie Avenue, Narrowsburg, NY 12764, Map Location
Light refreshments provided

More about the Scenic, Wild Delaware River geotourism initiative

The Scenic, Wild Delaware River geotourism initiative seeks to contribute to the area’s economic health and long-term vitality by promoting geotourism: tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place — its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and the well-being of its residents.

The Scenic, Wild Delaware River region includes Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey; Delaware, Orange and Sullivan counties in New York; and Monroe, Northampton, Pike and Wayne counties in Pennsylvania. The area is anchored by three river-based national parks — Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Middle Delaware National Scenic River.

Learn more about the Scenic, Wild Delaware River at:


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Melanie McDowell with any questions at

Can I attend more than one event?

Yes. Please RSVP for any/all of the three events that you will be attending.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Not required.

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