The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, New York State Route 97 traverses the western borders of Orange, Sullivan and Delaware Counties, New York along a 70 mile stretch of the Delaware River. This unique highway which largely parallels the National Park Service’s Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, connects the rafting and bluestone village of Hancock in Delaware County to the railroad city of Port Jervis in Orange County.
This website navigates the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway by breaking the byway into five sections; the Southern Gateway, Lower Section, Middle Section, Upper Section and the Northen Gateway. You may view each section by visiting the “Map Sections” portion of this website, where you will find overviews of each section of the Byway with a navigatable map. Within each of these sections you can learn more about the individual towns and hamlets along the Byway. Enjoy your visit.