• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Lightscape: The Night Sky

Full moon in a cloudy sky, over a ridge

Moonrise over Walpack Ridge seen from Headquarters in Bushkill PA.



Image of the week's night sky and Weekly Night Sky Information from McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas.

La observación de los cielos
Universo Online y Avisos semanales para mirar las estrellas (en español) de Universo Online/U.S. Naval Observatory.

Sunrise/sunset & Moonrise/moonset
from the U.S. Naval Observatory
(The zip code for the park is 18324)


Did You Know?

A ranger in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...