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 »
Fees & Reservations
There are no Entrance Fees to the park. However, for several developed facilities within the park there are Expanded Amenity Fees.
There are significant restrictions to commercial traffic on Route 209 within the park between Bushkill, PA and Milford, PA.| More about Route 209 fees
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
Did You Know?
... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...