• 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 »

Leasing Historic/Non-Historic Structures

This Request for Proposals provides the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to submit proposals to the National Park Service to lease a Federal property: a nine-hole golf course in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

Request for Proposals information: Cliff Park Golf Course


If you would like to be on our mailing list for future lease offerings, please send your typed name, address, and e-mail (if applicable) to:

Cindy Branley
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Road
Bushkill PA 18324
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Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...