• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

America the Beautiful Access Pass

AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands ACCESS Pass

Duration: Lifetime pass
Cost: Free
Available to: U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities.

Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes:
• statement by a licensed physician of medically-determined permanent disability
• document issued by Federal agency such as the Veteran’s Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income
• document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency.

Providing admission to: Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance Fee or Standard Amenity Fee.

Providing admission for: the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park.

Possible Discounts: At some national parks (not this park), 50% discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50% reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

How to obtain the pass:
• apply in person with your documentation at park headquarters and at visitor centers during operating hours

 

Acceptability of AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL passes in this park...
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area collects Expanded Amenity Fees,
(formerly called recreation use fees), not Entrance fees or Standard Amenity Fees.
As such, the fees at this park are not covered by (regular) America the Beautiful Annual Passes.
However, a 50% discount on the park's expanded amenity fees (for one day) and on the park's annual park pass will be given to holders of:
American the Beautiful (ATB) Senior Passes/National Parks Golden Age Pass, and
American the Beautiful (ATB) Access Passes (described on this page)/National Parks Golden Access Pass.

Annual park passes covering expanded amenity fees in this park

 

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...