• 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.

  • 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 »

Watch Model Airplanes

A large model airplane in a field with a man tending to it
Gentlemen, start your engines.
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Two local clubs fly their radio-controlled model aircraft in the park. Visitors are welcome to stop by and watch the action.

Hialeah Air Park Directions
Roxbury Area Model Airplane Club flies at Hialeah Air Park, located in Pennsylvania on River Road just north of Smithfield Beach. There is a sign at the entrance; the parking lot is below the road grade. Please signal and turn with caution.

Flying Hawks Air Field Directions
Flying Hawks Club
uses the Flying Hawks Airfield, located in Pennsylvania just north of mile marker 19 on Route 209 near Milford, PA. The entrance is an unmarked dirt road. Please signal and turn with caution. If a cable is across the road, the Hawks are not flying that day.

Did You Know?


... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...