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.
Camping is only permitted in designated campgrounds or campsites. Backpacking along the Appalachian Trail is only permitted for through-hikers.River campsites are available for those on overnight river trips.
There are two campgrounds within the park
Groups of five or more may reserve park-operated group campsites.
Did You Know?
... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...