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 »
Operating Hours & Seasons
The staff at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area look forward to helping you plan your upcoming visit, so you can safely enjoy the park's unique resources.
The Plan Your Visit section of this website will help you plan that trip plan that trip in advance and will answer many of the questions you may have about activities, directions, and safety.. If you'd like to talk with someone in person, though, check the hours and seasons that staffed facilities are open.
Visitor Centers and other places for information
In emergencies, call Park Dispatch 24 hours a day and seven days a week at 800 543-4295
Did You Know?
... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...