• 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.

Newsletter Galleries (Spanning the Gap)

Newsletter Galleries are collections of park photos assembled to supplement feature articles from the park newsletter Spanning the Gap. Each gallery will link back to its main feature and all additional material associated with that feature.

Galleries are pdf files. Additional images may be included in Exhibits On Line.

 
 

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Environmental Factors / Natural Features

Photo Gallery: The River Clean-up from the event sponsor Kittatinny Canoes
Photo Gallery: The Flood of 1955 (Hurricane Diane) Snapshots from the park's collection
Photo Gallery: The Flood of January 1996
Photo Gallery: Ivan Passes Through The September 2004 flood
Photo Gallery: The Spring Flood of 2005 The 2005 flood that outdid Ivan
Photo Gallery: The Flood of June 2006 The flood that outdid 2005

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...