• 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.

  • 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.

Nearby Nature

A large lake with forest on the far shoreline and rocks on the near shoreline
The varied shorelines of Sunfish Pond, Worthington State Forest NJ.
 

NATIONAL PARKS and FEDERALLY DESIGNATED NATURAL AREAS
Appalachian National Scenic Trail (runs through this national recreation area)
Sunfish Pond National Natural Landmark (in Worthington State Forest)
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River (begins 10 miles north of this national recreation area)
* The Upper Delaware has whitewater rafting; this recreation area does not. *
Lower Delaware National Wild & Scenic River (begins 20 miles south of this national recreation area)
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STATE PARKS AND NATURAL AREAS
Worthington State Forest (borders on the recreation area)
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OTHER INTERSTATE DESIGNATIONS
Delaware River Basin Commission

Did You Know?

A ranger testing water quality in a stream.

... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...