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 »
The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area includes nearly 40 miles of the free-flowing Delaware River. Powerboats must have a valid state registration.
Within the Milford Beach pool you may not operate a machine-powered vessel:
Camping is limited to boaters on authorized overnight trips.
Personal water craft and waterskiing are prohibited in the park.
It is unlawful to operate a vessel while intoxicated.
Seasonal speed limits
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...