• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Nearby History

A large stone mansion with a turret
Grey Towers in Milford PA, home of Gifford Pinchot.
 

NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES
Grey Towers National Historic Landmark Milford PA (USDA Forest Service)
and Pinchot Institute (on Rt. 6, 1/2 mile north of junction with Rt. 209 in Milford PA)
The chateau-like home of Gifford Pinchot, Pennsylvania Governor and father of American forestry.
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (40 miles south of Delaware Water Gap PA)
Steamtown National Historic Site (50 miles west of Milford PA)
Morristown National Historic Park (55 miles east of Delaware Water Gap PA)
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (90 miles southwest of Delaware Water Gap PA)
Independence National Historical Park (100 miles south of Delaware Water Gap PA)
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island National Monument (75 miles to the ferry landings at Liberty State Park NJ)
Gettysburg National Military Park (165 miles southwest of Delaware Water Gap PA)
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STATE HISTORIC SITES: Pennsylvania
Washington Crossing Historic Park Washington Crossing (Bucks County) PA
(65 miles southeast of Delaware Water Gap PA)
Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum & Scranton Iron Furnaces Scranton PA (50 miles west of Milford PA)
Eckley Miners' Village Eckley PA (50 miles west of Delaware Water Gap PA)
All Pennsylvania state historic sites

 

STATE HISTORIC SITES: New Jersey
Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park Somerset NJ
(80 miles southwest of Delaware Water Gap PA; near New Brunswick NJ)
High Point State Park (High Point Monument) Sussex NJ (northeast border of the
recreation area; about 15 miles east of Milford PA at Interstate 84 NY Exit 1)
Washington Crossing State Park Titusville NJ (70 miles south of Delaware Water Gap PA; near Lambertville NJ and New Hope PA): Johnson Ferry House, Washington Crossing, and information on Trenton Battle Monument Trenton NJ
Allamuchy Mountain State Park Stanhope NJ (20 miles east of Delaware Water Gap PA at Interstate 80 NJ Exit 21)
Ringwood State Park Ringwood NJ (40 miles east of Milford PA near Sloatsburg NY): Skylands Manor & State Botanical Garden, Ringwood Manor, and Long Pond Ironworks Historic District
All New Jersey state historic sites

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...