• 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 »

Archive of Back Issues 2007

2007 (Volume 29)

Living Treasures: A Life in History
Len Peck (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) The 97-year-old preservationist and park volunteer. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Walpack Center Church, village of Walpack Center NJ, stories of park volunteers, volunteers

Electric Transmission Lines (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) A look at proposed NIETC's and their potential impact on the park. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Cell tower proposals in the park.

New Kittatinny Point Visitor Center is Open (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) New structure replaces 50-year-old facility damaged by floods. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Major floods in the park, Ruth Olschewsky Jones and Kittatinny Point history, flood plains and floods.

New Jersey Swim Beach (Turtle Beach NJ) (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) A report on the planned facility by the park's civil engineer.

Employee Spotlight: Warren Dean (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) A talk with the 30-year veteran of the park. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: The Tocks Island Dam Controversy.

National Parks In Depth on the Web (STG: Summer 2007 Vol. 29 No. 1) Notice of the NPS transfer to the a new web system and tips for researching a park topic on the web. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: History & Culture, Nature & Science, Spanning the Gap (park newsletter), Features from back issues.

Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...