• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...