• 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 »

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?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...