Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
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 the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...