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.
River Road Closure
Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »
Map of the Middle Delaware River within the recreation area
The park's River and Canoe Camping Guide (8 1/2 x 14 inches) contains a color map shows access points and main roads, the location and GPS coordinates of river campsites, and which state each river island is located in (important for hunting on the river.) A section of the map is shown above.
Maps of the entire Delaware River from Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)
DRBC's Delaware River Recreation Maps show stream flow, channel locations and depths, mileage and reference points, updated with field data from 2004 and 2005. The set includes 10 color waterproof maps covering the area from the East and West Branches of the Delaware River upstream of Hancock NY to Philadelphia PA/Camden NJ. An order form for the set of maps is available on line.
Did You Know?
... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...