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.
Activities and equipment not permitted in the park
Native American, colonial, and other artifacts are protected by federal law. Collecting artifacts is prohibited. The use of metal detectors is prohibited.
Federal law prohibits the removal of flowers, fossils, and rocks from the park. Fruits, nuts, and berries may be gathered for one's own consumption.
Activities permitted in the park subject to restrictions
High Visibility Enforcement (DUI Checkpoints) | Alcohol Policy
Sledding and snowboarding are not permitted on the grounds of Cliff Park Inn & Golf Course.
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...