• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

For Teachers

The recreation area has more than recreation in it: it has significant natural and cultural resources that can serve as the basis for classroom or field trip learning. These pages detail the opportunites for learning through a visit to the park, or study about the park.

For more information, please contact the Division of Interpretation, Education & Partnerships at (570 426-2452 (e-mail)

Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... 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...