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 »
Group Campsites (Park operated)
Groups of five or more campers may reserve group campsites in either of the park's two group campsites: Valley View Group Campsites in Pennsylvania on US 209 and Rivers Bend Group Campsites in New Jersey on Old Mine Road north of Millbrook Village. Both sites are on the river, allowing for overnight canoe camping of an entire group together. Pets and alcohol are not permitted.
The cost for a group campsite permit is a flat rate of $30.00, per site, per night.
For reservations, call (570) 426-2452.
Please include the following information in your communication:
You will receive an application form and an envelope with a reservation number marked on it. Return the completed application, along with a money order or cashier's check payable to National Park Service, to:
Group Campsite Reservations
Did You Know?
... that hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...