• 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 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?

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...