• 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 »

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.

Fees & Reservations

There are no Entrance Fees to the park. However, for several developed facilities within the park there are Expanded Amenity Fees. Expanded Amenity Fees are generally charged mid-April through mid-October.
Expanded Amenity Fees | More about Season Passes for this Park
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Special Use Permits
Some special uses of the park require reservations and special use permits, and some of these uses also require fees. | More about Special Use Permits

Application for General Use (short form) | Application for General Use (long form)
Application for FIlming (short form) | Application for Filming (long form)

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...