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.
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.
Group Picnic Site
Milford Beach Group Picnic Area | Directions
Those using the picnic area must pay expanded amenity fees to enter Milford Beach, when they are collected in season. Holding a reservation and paying the fee for the picnic area does not cover the cost of picnickers entering Milford Beach. There is no fee to apply to use the group picnic area. If the facility is available on your requested date, and your application is processed, there is a $50.00 fee to use the site.
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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...