• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Group Campsites (Park operated)

A broad bend in a river with forested shorelines, seen from river level
The River in Walpack Bend, at Rivers Bend Group Campsites, NJ.

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) 426-2434.

Please include the following information in your communication:

  • the name of your group (if an organized group)
  • the name and phone number of the person in charge
  • the number of campers
  • you choice of Rivers Bend Group Campsites NJ or Valley View Group Campsites PA
  • your desired dates for camping.

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
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Did You Know?

A ranger in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...