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    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.

River Ramble

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Date: November 6, 2013
Contact: Kathleen Sandt, 570 426-2429

BUSHKILL, PA: Superintendent John J. Donahue announced today that the River Ramble Fall Classic will take place in the park on Sunday, November 10, 2013.
Participants will start at Smithfield Beach and run either a 5K or 10K race on River Road. For additional information about the River Ramble Fall Classic call Ready Set Run at 570-424-6431.

River Road will be closed in the evening on Saturday, November 9th and will re-open at approximately noon on Sunday, November 10th.
 
For information about Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and all of its programs, services and facilities, call park headquarters at 570-426-2452 (weekdays), visit the park’s website, www.nps.gov/dewa, or follow the park on www.facebook.com/DelWaterGapNPS and www.twitter.com/DelWaterGapNPS.

Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... 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...