Childs Park opens Thursday, May 23. Dingmans Falls Visitor Center opens Saturday May 25, and will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday the rest of the summer. The road to Dingmans Falls is open but is single lane at one point and NO BUSES or RVs ARE ALLOWED More »
Features: Old Mine Road NJ
Most of the features below were first published in the park's newsletter, Spanning the Gap (STG)
• NEWS: Park Newspaper-Features from Back Issues, by year (STG features) or under:
OLD MINE ROAD
Karamac Hotel An example of the Water Gap resort industry on the New Jersey side.
The Dutch Mines: Fact or Myth The mines located at Coppermine Hiking Area.
Salamovka (Delaware View House) Overlooking Walpack Bend north of Millbrook.
The Village of Walpack Center Along NPS 615
Isaac Van Campen Inn The house and its restoration. By Historic Architect Tom Solon.
On the Frontier of New Jersey: An Introduction to Military Trail
Foster Armstrong House Brief history of the historic home.
FULL LENGTH PUBLICATION
Exploring Delaware Water Gap History: A Field Guide to the Historic Structures and Cultural Landscapes of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area was published in 2000 by Eastern National, the park's cooperating association. This auto tour guide to the scenic countryside of the park was written by park historian Susan Kopczynski. The excerpts Parts 1 through IV below, covering the New Jersey side from Interstate 80 to the Dingmans Ferry Bridge, were published in the park newsletter, Spanning the Gap: Part V was added in 2012.
• Part I: Worthington State Forest to Watergate NJ
Related pages in this website & links to other websites
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)
Did You Know?
... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...