• 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.

  • River Road Closure

    Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »

Places to Dine & To Get Food


Walpack Inn
A rustic private inholding in New Jersey's scenic Walpack Valley. | Historic Walpack Center

Many additional restaurants offer both fine and casual dining in towns neighboring the park, such as Blairstown NJ, Milford PA, and Stroudsburg/East Stroudsburg PA. Several are in historic buildings and settings.

For additonal listings, please link to nearby tourist agencies.


Sandwiches and picnic foods

Several General Stores in and near the park sell a variety of food and sandwiches.


Serious grocery shopping

Major chain grocery stores and/or smaller local food marts are located in Milford PA, Stroudsburg PA, Marshalls Creek PA, East Stroudsburg PA, and Blairstown NJ.

For shopping areas with package stores and fast food establishments, please link to Goods & Services.

Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...