Childs Park opens Thursday, May 23. Dingmans Falls Visitor Center opens Saturday May 25, and will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday the rest of the summer. The road to Dingmans Falls is open but is single lane at one point and NO BUSES or RVs ARE ALLOWED More »
Teens - "AT" Junior Ranger
The Adventure Guide for Teens is a 16-page color booklet that introduces youth to the Appalachian Trail within this park. Topics include plate tectonics and the formation of the Appalachian chain, planning a day-hike, "leave-no-trace" backpacking, wildlife, and the reflections of a "thru-hiker."
Those who complete and turn in the booklet earn an Appalachian
Downloading the Adventure Guide for Teens
Activity 3 The Wildlife (pages 9 & 10)
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...