• 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 »

Features: Bridges and Ferries

Most of these features were first published in the park's newsletter, Spanning the Gap (STG) or in the Cultural Resource Management magazine, CRM. STG and CRM features are pdf files.

For related pages in this website, and for links to other websites for each feature,
look up the feature under:
NEWS: Park Newspaper-Features from Back Issues, by year (STG features) or under:
NEWS: Park Newspaper-CRM Magazine, by topic (CRM features)

 
 

OTHER ROADS

Railway Avenue and the Delaware Valley Railroad (DVRR) (STG Winter 2000 Vol. 22, No. 4) Railway Avenue, once a street in the village of Bushkill, is now a flat trail through the woods and along an old railroad bed.

River Road Rehab: An Update (under Places: Cultural Landscapes)
Additional material
A Historical Narrative of River Road and Freeman Tract Road
By park historian Susan Kopczynski.
A Chronology of River Road and its Ferries

Update on Park Projects (includes roads) (under People: Managing the Park)

 

BRIDGES AND FERRIES

Dingmans Bridge (STG: Summer 1993 Vol. 15, No. 2) Historic privately-owned toll bridge crossing the Delaware River at Dingmans Ferry PA.

River Road Rehab: An Update (under Places: Cultural Landscapes)
Additional material
A Historical Narrative of River Road and Freeman Tract Road
By park historian Susan Kopczynski.
A Chronology of River Road and its Ferries

Bridges in/near the park | Dingmans Bridge website

History of Delaware Bridges (from the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission DRJTBC)

 

Did You Know?

The

... 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...