• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...