Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 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 a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...