• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    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 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.

Archive of Back Issues 1986-1990

1986 (Volume 8)

Why Leaves Change Color (STG Fall-Winter 1986 (-1987) Vol. 8 No. 3) Explaining the colors of various trees in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Trees and Shrubs, Trees at Rest, Fall Colors, Fall Foliage in the Park (hotlines & links).

 

1987 (Volume 9)

Fall Colors (STG Fall 1987 Vol. 9 No. 3) Where to see the colors. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Trees and Shrubs, Trees at Rest, Why Leaves Change Color, Fall Foliage in the Park (hotlines & links).

 

1988 (Volume 10)

Acid Rain (STG Summer 1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) What acid rain is and what it does.

Clean Water (STG Summer 1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) How water quality is measured for the river.

The Dutch Mines: Fact or Myth (STG Summer 1988 Vol. 10 No. 2) The legend and the evidence. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Old Mine Road, Boy Scout Camps (on Old Mine Road.)

Hawk Migration (STG Fall 1988 Vol. 10 No. 3) Watching the migration in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE:Eagles, Flight silhouettes.
 

1989 (Volume 11)

Spring Flowering Trees and Shrubs (STG Spring 1989 Vol. 11 No. 1) The most conspicuous blooming trees in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Photo Galleries: Wildflowers, Trees and Shrubs.

Shad Run (STG Spring 1989 Vol. 11 No. 1) The comeback life of this Delaware River fish.

Historic Wallpack Center (STG Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) The town past and present. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Walpack Center Church, Walpack Center Parsonage, Military Trail, Old Mine Road.

Agriculture in the Park (STG Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) Farming in the park. . RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Farming the Park, Corn--An American Native.

Biological Diversity (STG Summer 1989 Vol. 11 No. 2) Its importance worldwide. . RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Balance of Nature, Reptiles

Winter Survival (STG Fall & Winter 1989 Vol. 11 No. 3) How animals survive the winter. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Animals

 

1990 (Volumes 11 and 12)

More Than Just a Pretty Face (STG Spring 1990 Vol. 11, No. 4) A look at common spring wildflowers in the recreation area. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Photo Galleries: Wildflowers.

The Gypsy Moths Are Here (STG Spring 1990 Vol. 11, No. 4) On the arrival of gypsy moth infestation in the recreation area.

Tree I.D. (STG Fall & Winter 1990 Vol. 12, No. 3) Identifying trees in winter. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Trees and Shrubs.

Art and Architecture: Architectural Preservation (The Aspinall Waterwheel) (STG Fall & Winter 1990 Vol. 12, No. 3) Historic waterwheel located within the recreation area in Dingmans Ferry PA.

Did You Know?

A ranger testing water quality in a stream.

... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...