• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • 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.

Features: Individual Historic Structures

Most of the features below were first published in the park's newsletters, Spanning the Gap (STG, 1985 to 2007) or Guide to the Gap (GTG, 2011 - ), or appeared in the National Park Service's CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine (CRM). For related page in this website for each feature, look up the feature under
NEWS: Park Newspaper>Archive of Back Issues, by year (STG or GTG), or under
NEWS: Park Newspaper>CRM Magazine, by topic

Railroads (under Stories) | Roads, Bridges, Ferries (under Stories) | Millbrook Village NJ


Individual Structures
Isaac Van Campen Inn ( STG: Summer 1983 Vol. 6 No.2) The house and its restoration.
Foster Armstrong House ( STG: Spring 1984 Vol. 7 Np. 1) Historic home open to visitors.
Architectural Preservation (The Aspinall Waterwheel) ( STG: Fall & Winter 1990 Vol. 12, No. 3) Historic waterwheel located within the recreation area in Dingmans Ferry PA.
Barns: Survival of the Fittest (under Places: Architectural and Building Styles)
A Twist of Lime ( STG: Spring 1992 Vol. 14, No. 1) A look at lime kilns in the recreation area.
A Village Mill ( STG Summer 1992 Vol. 14, No. 2 and Fall & Winter 1992 Vol. 14, No. 3) The recreated mill at Millbrook Village, and its structural elements. Initial phases and update of the mill construction project.
Preserving Walpack's Parsonage ( STG: Spring 1993 Vol. 15 No. 1) Renovation and re-use of a historic building in Walpack Center NJ.
Dingmans Bridge (under Stories: Roads, Bridges and Ferries)
Designated Historic (STG: Fall/Winter 1993/1994 Vol. 15, No. 3) How a structure earns listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Walpack and its Church (STG: Spring 1994 Vol. 16 No. 1) History of Walpack Center's 1972 Church.
Loch Lomond Accessible Fishing Pier (STG : Spring: 1995 Vol. 17, No. 1)
The Garris House of Millbrook Village, A Preservation Investigation 1995 (DATA)
Additional material:
Restoration at Millbrook Village: Garis House 1999
Photo Gallery: Restoration at Garis House (1999)
VIP treatment (at Walpack Church) (under People: Volunteers)
View ... tiful (STG: Summer 1997 Vool. 19 No. 2) Salamovka (Delaware View House) on Old Mine Road near Flatbrookville NJ.
Restoration at Millbrook Village: Garis House 1999 STG: Fall 1999 Vol. 21 No. 3) An appreciation of this historic house
Additional material:
The Garris House of Millbrook Village, A Preservation Investigation 1995 (under DATA)
Photo Gallery: Restoration at Garis House (1999)
Welcome to Grey Towers (STG: Fall 2001 Vol.23 No. 3) The nearby home of Gifford Pinchot reopens after restoration.
Preserving and Interpreting Historic Houses: VIPS Show the Way (under Preservation: Re-use)
The Ramirez Solar House: A Holistic Approach to a National Register Nomination CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Cliff Park Reopens (under People: Recreating)


More structures are described under Places: Architectural Styles and Preservation: Re-use

Did You Know?


... chief causes of water fatalities on the Delaware River are: (1) swimming without a lifejacket (PFD); (2) trying to swim across the river; and (3) swimming after drinking alcohol. Wear a pfd on and in the river. Swim at lifeguarded beaches. NEVER TRY TO SWIM ACROSS THE RIVER! More...