Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
Conashaugh View Trail in Pennsylvania is open to horseback riding, and Upper Ridge Trail in New Jersey is open to both riding and horse-drawn carriages. There are no horse rental liveries at these trails; these trails are intended for those who have their own horses.
Riders should be aware that these trails are also open to hiking. Hikers should be alert to riders; hikers must yield to riders. If horses approach, hikers should step off the trail and stand quietly until they pass. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are NOT permitted on these trails.
Conashaugh View Trail in Pennsylvania Directions
Upper Ridge Trail in New Jersey Directions
Did You Know?
... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...