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.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area has over one hundred miles of trail for you to discover. Many opportunities exist for visitors of all ages and abilities to explore our wondrous natural and cultural features.
When planning for a hike, keep in mind the following:
Stay on the trail, to minimize your impact on the park's resources, and to reduce the likelihood of personal injury.
Camping regulations and prohibitions in the park are strictly enforced. Plan ahead before you camp, to avoid getting a ticket.
Spotting wildlife in the park is part of the thrill and attraction to hiking, but be prepared for encounters with potentially dangerous animal life, such as bears or snakes.
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...