• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Fees & Passes

picnic tables in the shade of trees

Picnic area at Smithfield Beach

Fees

There is no fee to enter Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. However, Expanded Amenity Fees are charged April through October at the following developed areas in the park.

  • Milford Beach (in Pennsylvania)
  • Dingmans Access (in Pennsylvania)
  • Bushkill Access (in Pennsylvania)
  • Smithfield Beach (in Pennsylvania)
  • Watergate Recreation Site (in New Jersey)
  • Turtle Beach (in New Jersey)

Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule

Private vehicle (up to 7 persons): $7.00 per vehicle on a weekday
Private vehicle (up to 7 persons): $10.00 per vehicle on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday
Vehicles with 8 or more adults (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person
Pedestrian (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person

No fee is charged for those who are dropping off or picking up people from the river access ramps and those walking through Smithfield Beach on McDade Recreational Trail.

Expanded Amenity Fees are not covered by America the Beautiful Annual Pass. However, holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes, and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on the Expanded Amenity Fees.

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Seasonal Pass

Seasonal passes can be purchased at park headquarters, Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, Kittatinny Point Visitor Center, staffed collection stations, or through the mail.

Seasonal Pass Fee Schedule

Seasonal Pass: $45
2nd Seasonal Pass (registered to the same name and address): $25
3rd Seasonal Pass (registered to the same name and address): $12.50
Seasonal Walk-In Pass: $10.00

Holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on seasonal passes.

America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass

If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee-free days in the national parks.

More Information

Call (570) 426-2434 for more information about fees and passes.

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