• 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.

  • River Road Closure

    Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.

Compendium of Park Regulations

Compendium of Regulations

Appendices
A
. 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.

 

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...