• 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.



The bride awaits her moment at Millbrook Village Church.

Permits are necessary for the following activities:
Use of the Group Picnic Site
Commercial Film & Photography
Freedom of Speech & First Amendment Activity

If your planned activity does not fall within these catergories, or for information about permits, call (570) 4267-2440, or contact:
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324
(570) 426-2440
HQ Fax (570) 426-2402

Application for General Use (short form)
Application for General Use (long form)
Application for FIlming (short form)
Application for Filming (long form)

Did You Know?


... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...