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.
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.
Listed below are volunteer opportunities in this park that are currently listed on the U.S. Government volunteer website. (You can look for opportunities on this website by zip code. The zip code for this park is 18324)
You can also volunteer with one of our partner organizations.
Volunteers who work over 250 hours can earn the America the Beautiful (Interagency) Volunteer Pass.
For more information on specific opportunities in this park for individuals or organizations, please contact this park's volunteer coordinator at (570) 426-2443. (e-mail)
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Did You Know?
... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...