• 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 »

Guide to the Gap 2011-

2011 (Vol. 1)

Childs Park - Renewing a Woodland Paradise (GTG: Summer 2011 Vol. 1 No. 1) History of the park site and its planned rehabilitation. By Supervisory Park Ranger Deb Nordeen. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: woolly adelgid,

aaah-CHOO! (The real culprit) (GTG: Summer 2011 Vol. 1 No.1) Goldenrod vs. ragweed as the cause of allergic reactions. By Park Ranger Kathleen Sandt. RELATED PAGES IN THIS WEBSITE: Wildflowers, Wildflower Galleries.

Did You Know?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... 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...