• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

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 in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...