Operating Hours & Seasons
The staff at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area look forward to helping you plan your upcoming visit, so you can safely enjoy the park's unique resources.
The Plan Your Visit section of this website will help you plan that trip plan that trip in advance and will answer many of the questions you may have about activities, directions, and safety.. If you'd like to talk with someone in person, though, check the hours and seasons that staffed facilities are open.
Visitor Centers and other places for information
In emergencies, call Park Dispatch 24 hours a day and seven days a week at 800 543-4295
Did You Know?
... chief causes of water fatalities on the Delaware River are: (1) swimming without a lifejacket (PFD); (2) trying to swim across the river; and (3) swimming after drinking alcohol. Wear a pfd on and in the river. Swim at lifeguarded beaches. NEVER TRY TO SWIM ACROSS THE RIVER! More...