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. Campsites on the river and the Appalachian Trail cannot be reserved.
There are two campgrounds within the park
Dingmans Campground GPS 41.210694 -74.873154
1006 Rt. 209, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328 (570) 828-1551 or (877) 828-1551
Open April through November
This concessionaire campground with 133 sites is located along the Delaware River on Route 209, just south of the Dingmans Ferry Bridge in Dingmans Ferry PA. The campground also rents canoes to its campers for trips from Milford Beach PA back to the campground.
Alcohol is prohibited. Up to two pets per campsite are allowed.
Worthington State Forest Campground GPS 40.995815 -75.120289
HC 2 Box 2, Old Mine Road, Columbia NJ 07823 (908) 841-9575
Open April 1 to December 31 yearly
This state forest is located on the Delaware River along Old Mine Road on within the recreation area. Its entrance is 3 1/2 miles north of Interstate 80 NJ Exit 1 at the Delaware Water Gap. The state forest has a boat launch and fishing access. Spur trails lead directly up Kittatinny Ridge to the Appalachian Trail. Weekend ranger programs are given in summer. Alcohol and pets are prohibited. Write for reservation forms.
Bulletin listing campgrounds in and near the park ,with web addresses | Links to campgrounds
Bulletin on hiking/backpacking the Appalachian Trail (AT)
Bulletin on river camping on the Delaware River
Groups of five or more may reserve park-operated group campsites.
Available by advance permit; no alcohol; fee
Safe Drinking Water | Campfires | Alcohol Policy