• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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  • 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
End of Pennsylvania mileage.
Start of NJ mileage.

NJ 1.0 Kittatinny Point NJ
NJ 1.4 Enter Worthington State Forest at Dunnfield Natural Area; west (lower) trailhead of Red-dot (Mt. Tammany) Trail (1.5 miles) to top of Mt. Tammany
NJ 1.5 Southwest (lower) trailhead of Dunnfield Hollow Trail (3.7 miles) to Sunfish Pond
NJ 1.9 West (lower) trailhead of Blue-blazed trail (2.5 miles) to top of Mt. Tammany
NJ 3.0 East (ridgetop) trailhead of yellow-blazed Beulahland Trail (1.3 miles) to Old Mine Road; west (ridgetop) trailhead of red-blazed Holly Spring Trail (0.5 miles) to Dunnfield Trail
NJ 4.6 South (ridgetop) trailhead of Douglas Trail (1.5 miles) to Old Mine Road; Backpacker Site #2 along Douglas Trail at AT
NJ 5.3 Southwest corner of Sunfish Pond; west end of unblazed Sunfish Pond Fire Road (trail)

NJ 5.9 North trailhead of Turquoise Trail 0.5 miles to Sunfish Pond Fire Road and loop around Sunfish Pond.
NJ 6.0 Southeast (ridgetop) trailhead of Garvey Spring Trail (1.2 miles) to Old Mine Road; Garvey Spring (seasonal) 600 ft. down trail to left
NJ 7.6 Power line
NJ 7.7 Raccoon Ridge/Mt. Mohican
NJ 7.9 Exit Worthington State Forest; continue in national recreation area
NJ 8.4 Southeast (ridgetop) trailhead of Kaiser Trail (2 miles) to Old Mine Road
NJ 10.3 Camp Road; east (ridgetop) trailhead of red-blazed Coppermines Trail (1.8 miles) to Old Mine Road; Mohican Outdoor Center 0.25 mile north along Camp Road

NJ 11.7 Southwest (ridgetop) trailhead of orange-blazed Rattlesnake Swamp Trail to Mohican Outdoor Center (0.5 miles)
NJ 12.7 Catfish Fire Tower (60 ft. tower at 1,565 ft.)
NJ 13.3 Rattlesnake Spring 50 ft. to left (dependable)
NJ 13.7 Millbrook-Blairstown Road (Rt. 602)
NJ 14.1 Black's Pond
NJ 14.4 Power line
NJ 16.9 View east over Fairview Lake
NJ 17.6 Blue Mt. Lakes Road; water pump on left 100 ft. before road
NJ 19.2 Steep escarpment to bluff over Crater Lake (less steep detour via orange trail to left)
NJ 19.3
Side trail on right leads 150 ft. to view of Crater Lake

NJ 19.6 South (ridgetop) trailhead for Hemlock Pond Trail to Hemlock Pond (0.5 miles)
NJ 20.5 Buttermilk Falls Trail to Buttermilk Falls on Mountain Road in Walpack Center (1.9 miles)
NJ 21.1 Unmarked connector trail (0.8 miles) to Woods Road
NJ 22.4 Rattlesnake Mt. 1,482 ft.
NJ 23.0 Intersection with Woods Road (unmarked)
NJ 23.6 Exit national recreation area; enter Stokes State Forest
NJ 24.3 Brink Road; shelter is 900 feet west along Brink Road


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