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 will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.
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 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...