• 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 2006

2006 (Volume 28)

Visiting Treasures
Clyde and Nikki Butcher (STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) The professional photographer and his wife visit the park. .

Flood ... Again, June 2006 (STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Heavy rainstorms bring the park its third major flood in 22 months. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Major Floods in this park (under Stories).
Additional material
Photo Gallery: The June 2006 Flood Pictures taken by park staff throughout the park, including aerial views.

Update on Park Projects (STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Childs Park PA, Valley View Group Campground, and other ongoing park projects. A report from the park's civil engineer.

Employee Spotlight: An "Enviable Career": Deputy Superintendent Doyle Nelson Retires (STG: Summer/Fall 2006 Vol. 28 No. 1) Ranger closes out a federal career of more than 30 years.

Did You Know?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...