• 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: Groups in the Park

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

Native American People and Colonial American People (under Collections)


Groups and Organizations in the Park
Boy Scout Camps along the Delaware ( STG: Summer 1999 Vol 21 No. 2) reminiscences by a former camper of the five boy scouts camps that have were located in what is now the recreation area.
Twenty years a Weygadt Scout: Photo Gallery of the Robert Noll Collection ( STG : Summer 1999 Vol 21 No. 2) Photo collection of a Camp Weygadt scout
Map of the Boy Scout Camps, Camp Profiles and Patches (under Exhibits On Line)
Down by the Riverside ( STG: Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) A day with Kittatinny Canoes' River Clean-up.
On and Under the Delaware: 15 Years of the River Clean-up ( STG: Winter 2004/2005 Vol. 26, No. 2) The annual event sponsored by Kittatinny Canoes.
Additional material
Photo Gallery: The River Clean-Up

Did You Know?


... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...