• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • 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 »

Brochures (Park Bulletins)

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This recreation area publishes brochures and bulletins containing the most sought-after information about the park. Thes bulletins are also available on this website in pdf format. You may have to adjust your printer settings for bulletins that are legal-sized (8.5x14").


History and Culture

Nature and Science

For Children



Park & Trail Maps | GPS Coordinates

Contact us to receive materials by mail:
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Attn: Information Desk, Headquarters
1978 River Rd.
Bushkill, PA 18324
(570) 426-2452

Did You Know?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... 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...