Childs Park opens Thursday, May 23. Dingmans Falls Visitor Center opens Saturday May 25, and will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday the rest of the summer. The road to Dingmans Falls is open but is single lane at one point and NO BUSES or RVs ARE ALLOWED More »
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 hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...