• 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.

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.

Archive of Back Issues 2001

2001 (Volume 23)

Park Profiles: Archeologist Herbert Kraft (1927-2000) (STG Spring 2001 Vol. 23 No. 1) Two remembrances of Professor Kraft, a specialist in Lenape (Delaware) culture, RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Archeology at Fort Johns (a French & Indian War Site), A Constant Patrol: French & Indian War sites in the park (under Exhibits on Line), Archeology in the Minisink Today, Cultural Connections, Colonial and historic archeology.


A Drop to Drink (STG Summer 2001 Vol. 23, No. 2) Water resources of the park. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Fishing, National Parks on the Delaware River.

Peace and War: a Find in the Park (STG Summer 2001 Vol. 23, No. 2) A colonial stoveplate discovered and identified in the park.


Trees at Rest (STG Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) Why trees change color. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Trees and Shrubs in the park, Fall Colors, Why Leaves Change Color, Fall Foliage in the park (hotlines & links)

Down by the Riverside (STG Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) A day with Kittatinny Canoes' River Clean-up. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Delaware River Clean-up, Photo Gallery: River Clean-up.

Welcome to Grey Towers (STG Fall 2001 Vol. 23, No. 3) The nearby home of Gifford Pinchot reopens after restoration.


Life at the Kittatinny (STG Winter 2001 Vol. 23, No. 4) The hotel that once stood at Resort Point at the Water Gap. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: From Resort Era to Recreation Area, Delaware Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad Station. (Water Gap Station)

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...