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 »
River Access (Boat & Canoe)
The Middle Scenic and Recreational Delaware River is the main attraction of the recreation area. There are river access points about every 5 miles within the park.
Please note, pets and alcohol are not permitted at Milford or Smithfield Beach.
Bulletin of liveries for canoe/kayak/rarft /tube rental, safety & river 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...