• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

America the Beautiful Passes for ALL Parks

America the Beautiful (Interagency) Passes, valid for one year, grant entry to federally-operated recreation sites throughout the country. Senior and Access Passes are still available under the America the Beautiful Program. Additionally, passes are now available to park volunteers giving 500 hours of service, and to active members of the military and their dependents.

The following passes have been discontinued in favor of the new America the Beautiful (Interagency) Passes: Golden Eagle Passports, Golden Eagle Holograms, and National Parks Foundation (NPF) Parks Passes.Golden Age Passports; Golden Access Passport; National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle Passports, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access Passports and Golden Age Passports will still be honored, according to the provisions of the pass.

More about America the Beautiful Passes

This recreation area collects Expanded Amenity Fees, but not Entrance Fees or Standard Amenity Fees. These Expanded Amenity Fees are not covered by America the Beautiful Annual Passes. However, holders of the America the Beautiful (Interagency) Senior and Access Passes (and of National Parks Golden Age and Golden Access Passes) are eligible for a 50% discount on the park's expanded amenity fees (for one day), and on purchases of the recreation area's Season Pass.

Did You Know?

A ranger in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... 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...