Millrift, PA , Matamoras, PA, Milford, PA

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River Rail Cottage  is the perfect adult getaway.  It sits on 1.75 acres across from the Delaware River in the quiet village of Mill Rift, PA and is conveniently located 90 miles from NYC and 5 miles from  the train station and bus stop.

Enjoy our in-ground pool, cozy hot tub for two, fire pit, lawn games, a book on the front porch or just relax along the river.  Private river access is less than a two minute walk.

No matter the season, the tri-state area of PA, NY & NJ offers plenty of activities:  rafting down the Delaware, hiking to High Point Monument, motorcycle riding through the Hawks Nest, fishing, eagle watching, golfing, horseback riding, antique shopping, cycling, and so much more.

We look forward to meeting you.

Your hosts, Rob and Kim




Breakfast food will be provided for our guests to prepare during their stay.  The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking.

Valet Service

Let us take care of planning that special occasion, booking your river trip, scheduling a tee time or picking up the groceries; all before you arrive

(additional charges apply).

In Ground Pool

Transport Service

Local pick up and drop off service for guests arriving from NYC by train or bus; both stops conveniently located 5 miles away.
(additional charges apply.)

Cozy Hot Tub For Two

Our hot tub designed for two is open year round for your enjoyment.

Indoor Fireplace
Outdoor Firepit

Toiletries, sundries and  RRC apparel, available..

River Access

The cottage is located directly across from the Delaware River with private access less than a two minute walk.

Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Washer & Dryer
Towel & Linens
Ice Machine & Coolers
Available For Our Guests
Smart TV - 2
Corn Hole
Ironing Board
Blow Dryer
Self Check In Available
(Keypad Entry)


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River Trips

We are conveniently located  two miles from three major launches where guests may enjoy a day of rafting, canoeing , kayaking or tubing. 


Enjoy hiking the many local trails that will bring you to some of the most beautiful local sites. Stairway Lake, The Knob, High Point Monument and many of the amazing waterfalls.

Horseback Riding

Serene Horse Ranch welcomes guests for trail riding on over 300 acres of private trails, and direct trailhead access to over 5,000 acres of wilderness in the NJ State Flat Brook recreation area

Sightseeing & Events

Spend the day taking in all the local sites.  There are plenty of museums, monuments and historic sites to keep you busy.  Seasonally, there are several festivals:  Milford Music, Black Bear Film, Port Jervis Fall Foliage, Arts Walk and more.

Motorcycle Rides

The famous Hawks Nest is the perfect start to the perfect ride.  Its winding road along the Delaware River will lead you through the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway which offers restaurants, shops, museums and historical sites.

Skiing & Snow Tubing

A 45 minute drive will bring you to one of the many ski areas for a day of skiing, snowboarding or tubing.


The surrounding area leads you to both road and gravel routes  and destinations for all level of cyclists.  Bring your own bike or rentals are available through Action Bikes and Outdoor

Eagle Watching

The Delaware River is home  to the majestic American Eagles who can often be seen soaring overhead or perched high above the river's edge.  Watchers may also sign up  for The Delaware Highlands Conservancy  eagle watching bus tour.


Whether you're looking for light fare or a big feast, you will surely find something to please your palette.  The area is filled with plenty of restaurants to choose from.


Enjoy good times casting lines along the banks of the Delaware River.  License required and easily obtained  nearby.


Enjoy 18 holes at the Lynx at River Bend or High Point Country Club.  Both  offer rentals for last minute tee times.


Stroll the streets of downtown Milford, PA or Port Jervis, NY and you will come across quaint shops filled with antiques, art and more..

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Hiking In The Poconos
Hiking In The Poconos

Fall hiking to the monument at High Point State Park

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Stairway Lake Hiking
Stairway Lake Hiking

View From Stairway Lake

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Kyaking On The Delaware River At Elephant's Feet Rocks
Kyaking On The Delaware River At Elephant's Feet Rocks

Kayaking by the Elephant's Feet Rocks

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One Bedroom with Queen Bed / 1 Sofa Bed / 1 Bath 
2 Overnight Guests Maximum

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  • 2 Night Minimum.  If requesting a shorter stay, please call to check availability.
  • 3 Night Minimum for holiday weekends
  • Security Deposit:  $250.00
  • Cleaning Fee:  $100.00
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • River Rail Cottage is for adults 25+.
  • Subletting reservation not permitted.
  • Smoking permitted outdoors only.
  • Check In:  3:00pm.  Check Out:  11:00am
  • Please read before booking your stay:
    • Cottage is located in front of Erie Railroad tracks.  Train will go by once a day; times will vary.
    • Verizon cell service is optimal at the cottage. Service from other providers cannot be guaranteed due to the rural mountain location.
    • For your safety, there are outdoor Ring security cameras monitoring the driveway and outdoor areas.
    • Some of the amenities may not be available during the colder months. Please inquire prior to booking.
    • The pool is private on the property.  Hosts do allocate time for dedicated "guest only" time in the pool. However, there will be times that you will find them enjoying the amenities as well.
    • The patio on top of the hill is not for guests' use.
    • For those who will be traveling with assistance / service animals, please review the following in the event we find it necessary to request related documentation upon your arrival:
      • Per the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: ASSISTANCE AND SERVICE ANIMAL INTEGRITY ACT - ENACTMENT Act of Oct. 24, 2018, P.L. 733, No. 118 Right to request documentation.--A landlord or association that receives a request from a person to make an exception to the landlord's or association's policy prohibiting animals or limiting the size, weight, breed or number of animals on the landlord's property or within property controlled by the association because the person requires the use of an assistance animal or service animal may require the person to produce documentation of the disability and disability-related need for the animal only if the disability or disability-related need is not readily apparent or known to the landlord or, in the case of an association, the executive board of the association.