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.
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.
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 is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...