• 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.

CRM Saved From the Dam: Places

 
 

Places: Cultural Landscapes

Preserving Cultural and Historic Landscapes: Developing Standards (National Park Service Technical Bulletin) CRM Magazine (Vol. 3 No. 1 March 1980) An early treatment by Robert Z. Melnick, ASLA, professor of historic landscape architecture, Kansas State University. This article is referenced in the article listed directly below.

Countryside Lost and Found: Discovering Cultural Landscapes CRM Magazine: Saved from the Dam (Vol. 25 No.3 2002) RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: The Tocks Island Dam Controversy, National Register properties within the park, Millbrook Village NJ, architecture in the park, historic leasing, agricultural permits, cultural landscapes.

The Minisink: A chronicle of the upper Delaware Valley CRM Magazine: Saved from the Dam (Vol. 25 No.3 2002) RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Boy Scout Camps, photos of the Flood of 1955, Major Floods, Tocks Island Dam Controversy, Nancy Shukaitis in her own words, Herbert Kraft, Native American collections.

Assessing Cultural Landscapes CRM Magazine: Saved from the Dam(Vol. 25 No.3 2002) RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: National Register properties within the park.

Yesterday and Today: Planting for Tomorrow CRM Magazine: Saved from the Dam (Vol. 25 No.3 2002) RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: historic leasing, agricultural permits, cultural landscapes, Agriculture in the park, Farming the Park.

Searching for the Old Mine Road (under CRM: Stories)

"Drive-thru" History: A Self-Guided Auto Tour (under CRM: Stories)

Did You Know?

2012_dykHEMLOCK

... that hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...