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.
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.
Current Newsletter: Guide to the Gap (GTG)
Current Park Newsletter: Guide to the Gap 2013
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.
Did You Know?
... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...