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.
River Road Closure
Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »
There are three beaches in the park that have lifeguards in the summer where visitors can safely enjoy a swim in the Delaware River.
The beaches also have picnic tables and restroom facilities. There are no grills at the picnic areas; if you plan to grill, you must bring your own grill. Beaches are open from dawn until dusk.
Visitors to the park's beaches must pay an entrance fee in season, This fee must be paid, even when park visitor use assistants are not on duty, by using the fee envelopes and our fee boxes. Cost per vehicle is $7 on weekdays and $10 on weekends and holidays; the cost to pedestrians and bicyclists is $1 per person.
LIFEGUARD SERVICE HAS ENDED FOR THE 2013 SEASON.
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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...