Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
Park & Utilities Curb Mile-a-Minute Weed
Contact: Jeffrey Shreiner, (570) 296-6952 Ext. 28
BUSHKILL, PA: Superintendent John J. Donahue is pleased to announce that the park has collaborated with both Columbia Gas Transmission (Columbia), a NiSource Company and Met-Ed, a First Energy Company to control the non-native, invasive Mile-a-minute vine (Persicaria perfoliata), also known as Asiatic Tearthumb, within a 9-acre area of the park, including the utility rights-of-way in Bushkill. The vine will be treated with herbicides several times throughout the growing season.
Did You Know?
... 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...