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.
A Field Trip to Millbrook Village
Village buildings are usually open and staffed by a park ranger on Fridays; school groups that need to visit on another day can often be accommodated. To arrange a visit on Friday or another day contact the Millbrook Village ranger on a Friday or Saturday at (908) 841-9531 (e-mail) at least two weeks before your visit.
Historic Activities Day
Historic Activities Day is a special day at Millbrook Village for prearranged school groups only. This event is held on a school day in late May, and is open to school groups only, not to the general public. Students will be able to experience 19th-century rural life through a variety of tours, programs, demonstrations, and hands-on activities.
Announcements are sent to regional schools in March. If a notice has not reached you, call the park at (570) 426-2452 (e-mail)
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...