• 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.

Current Newsletter: Guide to the Gap (GTG)

Current Park Newsletter: Guide to the Gap 2013
(pdf file, 20 pages, 4255 KB)


Guide to the Gap (2011- )

Guide to the Gap is a multi-page park color newsletter first produced and distributed in the summer of 2011, through the Division of Interpretation, Education, and Partnerships at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The goal of Guide to the Gap is to orient the first-time visitor to the recreation area's resources, events, and issues.


Ways to find a feature story from issues of Guide to the Gap

• Use the on-line search engine at the top left of the web page
• Search by topic under History & Culture or Nature & Science, or the Quick Index

Did You Know?


... 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...