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 »
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.
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 Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...