• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • 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.

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Interpretation, Education & Partnerships
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Rd
Bushkill, PA 18324


By Phone (Voice)
Visitor Centers in season (570) 828-2253 or (908) 496-4458
Visitor Center hours of operation
Information desk at HQ at other times of the year: (570) 426-2452
Millbrook Village NJ (seasonal) (908) 841-9531
Educational Programs: (570) 426-2429
Lecture Series: Reservations (24-hour) (570) 426-2490


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(570) 426-2402
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For Emergencies call Park Dispatch at (570) 426-2435, or (800) 543-4295


Did You Know?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... 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...