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 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?
... chief causes of water fatalities on the Delaware River are: (1) swimming without a lifejacket (PFD); (2) trying to swim across the river; and (3) swimming after drinking alcohol. Wear a pfd on and in the river. Swim at lifeguarded beaches. NEVER TRY TO SWIM ACROSS THE RIVER! More...