• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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?

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...