Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
More than 200 miles of the Delaware River are the centerpiece of two units of the National Park System, three federally designated sections of Wild & Scenic River, and a National Heritage Area. These areas are the focus of many environmental and historic conservation efforts.
The park operates in cooperation with many organizations. Those within the park may be operating under an MOU. (Memorandum of Understanding) Those doing commercial business in the park may be operating under a business permit.
Did You Know?
... 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...