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 will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.
Archive of Back Issues 2002
2002 (Volume 24)
Park Profiles: Metalworker and craft artist Marie Zimmermann (1879-1972) (STG Spring 2002 Vol. 24 No. 1) The artist in her retirement years at her farm near Milford PA.
History along McDade Trail I: Hialeah Turn/Owens Trailheads (on River Road) (STG Fall 2002 Vol. 24 No. 3, revised September 2012) Sketches of history along the initial 5+ mile segment of McDade Recreational Trail. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Chronology of River Road and its Ferries, Historical Narrative of River Road (and Freeman Tract Road), History along McDade Trail II: Hogback to Hornbecks, History along McDade Trail III: Dingmans Campground to Milford Beach, Farming the Park, In her own words: Nancy (Michael) Shukaitis, The Tocks Island Dam Controversy.
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...