• 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.

Accessibility

Visitor Centers

Kittatinny Point Visitor Center
Accessible parking, information, picnic terrace to view the river, restrooms.

Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
Accessible parking, information, and restrooms (outdoor toilets only for all).
CLOSED until October 2014.

Park Headquarters
Accessible parking, information, and restrooms.

Bushkill Meeting Center
Accessible parking, restroooms, and meeting hall.

Activities

Boating
A boat loading ramp is available at Smithfield Beach for the mobility-impaired. The ramp provides access to trailer-mounted boats. Assistance is then needed to lower the boat into the water.

Group and River Camping
Valley View PA Site 1 (group campsite) is accessible.

Fishing
A pier at Loch Lomond Picnic Area is accesible to the mobility-impaired.

Scenic Drives
Accessible parking may be found at Resort Point, Point of Gap, and Arrow Island, all of which are scenic overlooks located along Route 611.

Picnicking
Accessible parking, restrooms, and picnic sites may be found at Milford Beach, Toms Creek, Smithfield Beach, Hialeah Picnic Area, Watergate Recreation Site, and Kittatinny Point.

Group Picnic Area
There is a reservable Group Picnic Area at Milford Beach.

Swimming
Accessible parking, restrooms, and bathhouses may be found at Milford and Smithfield Beaches. Assistance is needed to the swimming area or launch areas at these sites.

Trails

Dingmans Falls Trail
The Dingmans Falls Trail is a flat boardwalk to the base of the falls, about 1/2 mile long, that is accessible to strollers and wheelchair users.
CLOSED until October 2014.

McDade Recreational Trail
Portions of McDade Trail are accessible to the mobility-impaired.

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has a 1/4 mile rope-lined sensory trail which can be used by anyone. Sighted hikers can ask for a blindfold at PEEC's visitor center.

Cultural Sites

Millbrook Village
Millbrook Village has accessible restrooms, and the road through the village is flat. However, most of the buildings are not accessible due to the narrow doorways in historic structures..

Peters Valley
At Peters Valley, the first floor of the Gallery & Store is accessible, as are the restrooms across the street.

Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse
The first floor of the Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse in Montague, NJ is accessible.

 

Did You Know?

The

... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...