• 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.

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.

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

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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?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...