• 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.

  • 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

An enclosed area with picnic benches and trees in spring flower in the distance
Milford Beach's reservable picnic area (foreground)

Milford Beach Group Picnic Area | Directions
The recreation area has a single group picnic area available for reservation, located at Milford Beach in Pennsylvania. The area is open air with some tree cover, approximately 60 x 80 ft., and is partially set off by a split-rail fence. The area has 9 picnic tables. A covered pavilion, with 8 more tables, is located about 150 ft. away. The pavilion and its tables may not be reserved. All persons at Milford Beach share the use of the pavilion.

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.

To get started, download and complete this application.
Application for General Use (short form)

Call (570) 426-2440 for more information about reserving the group picnic site

Did You Know?

A ranger in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... 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...