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 »
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.
Pocono Environmental Ed Ctr. PA (PEEC)
POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER
GPS 41.170826 -74.913303
Phone: (570) 828-2319
A variety of hiking trails are open to the public; these are listed briefly in the park bulletin at the right (pdf). PEEC's visitor center and PEEC's website have trail maps and additional information on the trails.
National Park Service map of trails at PEEC (Also shows automobile access to PEEC)
PEEC offers many different residential programs and weekend workshops are offered for groups and families. Throughout the summer, PEEC's naturalists offer weekend afternoon programs. For workshop topics and additional information, visit PEEC's website, or contact PEEC:
Did You Know?
... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...