November 24, 2015
NPS and Partners Host First Weekend Events on December 5 and 6
Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and its partners will be hosting a series of holiday events and winter activities on the first weekend of December. “First Weekend offers a unique opportunity for people to take a drive through the park and visit several of our partner-operated sites, participate in holiday events and outdoor programs, and shop for unique gifts while enjoying the scenic beauty and history of the park,” said Donahue. “It’s a great way to get in the spirit of the holiday season and a chance for people to learn about old traditions while making new ones.”
November 24, 2015
Victorian Christmas Celebration at Millbrook Village on December 5 and 6
Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that the National Park Service and the
Millbrook Village Society will be presenting two events to celebrate the holiday season at Millbrook
Village in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
November 18, 2015
National Park Service Solicits Letters to the Future from Local Students
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donahue is asking students in grades K-12 to write a letter to the future. The letters will be buried in a time capsule for the next 50 years. “We celebrated our 50th anniversary this year and the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016,” explained Donahue. In commemoration of these two historic milestones, employees at the park are sending a message to the future. “We want that message to include the voices of today’s youth since they will be the ones entrusted with the care of special places like this in the future.”
November 03, 2015
Work Begins on Kittatinny Point Boat Launch Replacement
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that the launch for motorized boats at Kittatinny Point will be replaced this fall. Construction is expected to take approximately one month to complete. The recreation site at Kittatinny Point will remain open during construction, including the existing kayak and canoe launch that is several hundred feet upriver from the motorized boat launch. The boat launch repairs are being funded through the Middle Delaware Mitigation Fund.
November 02, 2015
NPS Hosts River Ramble Fall Classic on November 8
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that the River Ramble Fall Classic will take place in the park on Sunday, November 8, 2015. River Road will be closed from Saturday evening, November 7, until approximately noon on Sunday, November 8 to accommodate the event.
October 28, 2015
Milford Artist Marie Liu Paints the Park
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Superintendent John J. Donohue announces that Marie Liu has been selected as the park’s Resident Artist for 2015/2016. Liu is the first artist to be selected for this new program. “The Resident Artist program provides opportunities for artists to create place- and story-based works while allowing the pubic to explore the park in new ways,” said Donahue. “Marie will serve as an ambassador, providing visitors with a way to experience the park through the arts.”