• 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.

Park Bulletins on Recreation

River Guides
Canoe Day Trips by Livery (legal size 8.5 x 14")
List of liveries renting canoes and kayaks, equipment checklist, river mileage,and safety advice
River Map & Guide (legal size 8.5 x 14")
River safety, distances, camping regulations, river map showing locations of campsites

Biking
Biking Old Mine Road (letter size 8.5 X 11")
Road bike touring on historic roadways in New Jersey .
McDade Trail
Hiking/biking trail in Pennsylvania with stretches of up to 25 miles on crushed stone.

Camping
Campgrounds (letter size 8.5 x 11")
State and private campgrounds
Backpacking the Appalachian Trail (legal size 8.5 x 14")
Regulations and map of backpacking sites in the park
River Map & Guide (legal size 8.5 x 14")
River safety, distances, camping regulations, river map showing locations of campsites(letter size 8.5 x 11")

Fishing, Boating, and Hunting
Fishing and Boating (legal size 8.5 x 14")
State license and information sources, gallery of common species, fish consumption advisories
Hunting (legal size 8.5 x 14")
Additional regulations particular to the recreation area, areas closed to hunting, information sources

Crosscountry skiing
McDade Trail

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...