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.
Mileage along the AT in New Jersey
Mileage in New Jersey along the AT within Worthington State Forest and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
NJ 0.0 PA end of Interstate 80 bridge
NJ 1.0 Kittatinny Point NJ
NJ 5.9 North trailhead of Turquoise Trail 0.5 miles to Sunfish Pond Fire Road and loop around Sunfish Pond.
NJ 11.7 Southwest (ridgetop) trailhead of orange-blazed Rattlesnake Swamp Trail to Mohican Outdoor Center (0.5 miles)
NJ 19.6 South (ridgetop) trailhead for Hemlock Pond Trail to Hemlock Pond (0.5 miles)
Did You Know?
... that hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...