• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • Hornbecks Creek Trail Partial Closure

    The trail is closed between the first and second waterfall; a portion of the trail has sloughed off, causing a hazardous condition. The first waterfall is accessible from the 209 trailhead and the second waterfall is accessible from Emory Road.

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.

Compendium of Park Regulations

Compendium of Regulations

. Regulations
B. All Site Maps (pdf file 1,567 K) Includes all areas for First Amendent Rights
Map B10 (only) Reserved Group Picnicking Area at Milford Beach (also in All Site Maps file)
Map B16 (only) Alcohol Closure along River Road PA (also in All Site Maps file)
Map B17 (only) Firearms Closure along River Road PA (also in All Site Maps file)

C. Justification of Closures (complete in one file)
C1. Residences
C3. Alcohol
C4. Cliff Park closed to sledding and snowboarding
C5. Use of glass containers at Waterfalls
C6. Closures to Pets

The Compendium of Regulations for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is also available at park headquarters in Bushkill PA, or contact the Rangers Office (570) 828-2321.


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