Childs Park opens Thursday, May 23. Dingmans Falls Visitor Center opens Saturday May 25, and will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday the rest of the summer. The road to Dingmans Falls is open but is single lane at one point and NO BUSES or RVs ARE ALLOWED More »
Park Statistics (2005)
Park Size: 69, 269 acres
Annual Visitation: About 5 million recreation visits
Annual Budget: About $8.2 million
Staff: About 90 permanent employees, and about 75 seasonal employees
Archeological: 469,773 archeological items
(Current as of August 15, 2005)
Did You Know?
... 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...