• 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 »

Archive of Back Issues 2000

2000 (Volume 22)

Farming the Park (STG Spring 2000 Vol. 22, No.1) An assessment of the park's agricultural permit program. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Agriculture in the park, Corn: An American Native, Historic Orchard at Roberts Farm NJ, Historic Apple Trees.

Corn: An American Native (STG Spring 2000 Vol. 22, No. 1) KEYWORDS: corn, maize, Three Sisters Garden. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Cultural Connections, Farming the Park, Agriculture in the park.

 
 

Park Profiles: Philosopher Charles Peirce (1839-1914) (STG Fall 2000 Vol. 22 No. 3) Mathematician and pragmatist philosopher Charles Peirce lived at Arisbe, a historic home now within the recreation area.
Additional Material
A Biography of Charles S. Peirce.

 

Railway Avenue and the Delaware Valley Railroad (DVRR) (STG Winter 2000 Vol. 22, No. 4) Railway Avenue, once a street in the village of Bushkill, is now a flat trail through the woods and along an old railroad bed. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Railroads in the Park, East Stroudsburg Railroad Landscape (DL&W).

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...