• 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.

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.

Features: Volunteers 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

 

individual Volunteers
VIP Treatment (STG: Spring 1997 Vol. 19, No. 1) A summer as a park volunteer in historic preservation.
Living Treasures: A Life in History: Len Peck (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) The 97-year-old preservationist and park volunteer.

 

Groups of Volunteers
Down by the Riverside (under People: Groups)
Camp Staff Breathes New Life into Old Cabin CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)
Preserving and Interpreting Historic Houses: VIPS Show the Way CRM (Cultural Resource Management) Magazine: Saved from the Dam Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Issue (Vol. 25 No.3 2002)

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...