• 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.

National Designations

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - September 1, 1965
Middle Delaware National Scenic River - November 10, 1978
Appalachian National Scenic Trail -established October 2, 1968
2,150 miles from Maine to Georgia (27+ miles in the recreation area)
Minisink Archeological Site (National Historic Landmark) - April 19, 1993
(Middle Delaware Segment of the) Delaware River Water Trail - June 2, 2007


Did You Know?

A series of arm patches

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area includes lands which once belonged to 5 New Jersey boy scout camps. Private and religious camps also flourished along the riverbanks that are now part of the park at sites such as Turn Farm PA, Coppermine Inn NJ, and Coppermine Hiking Area NJ. More...