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 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...