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 »
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 Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...