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.
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)
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?
... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...