• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • Hornbecks Creek Trail Partial Closure

    The trail is closed between the first and second waterfall; a portion of the trail has sloughed off, causing a hazardous condition. The first waterfall is accessible from the 209 trailhead and the second waterfall is accessible from Emory Road.

  • River Road Closure

    Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »

Our Staff & Offices


Other Park Business

By Mail

All correspondence may be addressed to:
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

By Fax

(570) 426-2402 (Headquarters)


By Phone


Superintendent's Office (570) 426-2418
Human Resources (570) 426-2456
Public Information Officer (570) 426-2429
Park Friends Group (570) 426-2418
Volunteers-in-Parks Coordinator (570) 426-2443
Concessions (570) 426-2440
Permits (570) 426-2440
Park Passes (570) 462-2452
Group Campground Reservations (570) 296-8757
Deliveries (570) 426-2423

Law Enforcement

Chief Ranger (570) 426-2440
Ranger Office Dingmans Ferry (570) 828-2321
Fire Management (570) 588-1845
Lost & Found (570) 426-2435

Cultural Resources

Cultural Resource Manager (570) 588-3840
Archeological Technician (570) 588-6021

Natural Resources

Division of Resource Management & Science (570) 296-6952 x30
Agricultural Permits (570) 296-6952 x27

All Other

(570) 426-2452

For Emergenices call (570) 426-2457, or (800) 543-4295

Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...