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 in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...