• 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 »

Park HQ (Info Desk), Bushkill PA

PARK HEADQUARTERS PA
GPS 41.070583 -75.016963
Phone: (570) 426-2452

Hours of Operation
Open weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. year-round,
except federal holidays (unless the park is closed by an emergency)

Location
On River Road, one mile east of the traffic light on Rt. 209 at Fernwood Resort in Bushkill PA. The driveway into Headquarters is crossed by a hiking and biking trail. Please signal your turn, and turn with caution.

Directions to headquarters

Available Services
Visitor information desk usually staffed by park rangers, park maps and brochures (also available on line); America the Beautiful passes for all the National Parks (also available on line); annual passes for this park; parking and restrooms. Outside is a beaver pond with good birding and two observation platforms.

Accessibility
The parking area, information desk in the lobby, one of the observation platforms, and restrooms are fully accessible.

Did You Know?

A bear peeking out from cornstalks.

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...