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 »
A Field Trip to Dingmans Falls
Dingmans Falls and other sites are part of the Geology Curriculum.
The boardwalk trail at Dingmans Falls can offer a variety of learning opportunities. A standard ranger-guided Waterfall Walk addresses topics in water quality, geology, forest eco-systems, invasive species, and the National Park Service mission.
More in-depth programs for school groups can also be scheduled, or school groups can visit on their own. In either case, please contact the park at (570) 426-2432 (e-mail) to make arrangements.
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...