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.
AT Mileage in Pennsylvania
Through-hikers on the Appalachian Trail (AT) will hike through about 5 miles of the park in Pennsylvania. (See mileage below)
Backpacking is permitted according to regulations. Please link to the park bulletins at the right (pdf file) for maps and additional information and for backpacking regulations.
Mileage in Pennsylvania along the AT within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
PA 0.0 Enter the national recreation area at Totts Gap PA
End of Pennsylvania mileage.
Did You Know?
... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area includes lands which once belonged to 5 New Jersey boy scout camps. Private and religious camps also flourished along the riverbanks that are now part of the park at sites such as Turn Farm PA, Coppermine Inn NJ, and Coppermine Hiking Area NJ. More...