• 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.

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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...