• 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.

Picnic Areas

Don't like uninvited guests? Pack in, pack out!
Don't like uninvited guests? Pack in, pack out!
Photo by Dan Mohr
 

There are numerous idyllic spots in the park for your grill and red-checkered blanket. Please observe the regulations listed below to help us in our mission to preserve our natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment of this and future generations.

Grills are not provided anywhere in the park, but you are welcome to bring your own. Ground fires are prohibited throughout the park. Do not bring wood from outside the park for cooking fires, or for any other purpose; it may contain invasive insects and other organisms which threaten the survival of local plant and animal life. Collecting wood in the park for fires is also prohibited, as even the smallest twig may serve as a critical habitat or food source for protected plant and animal life.

Pennsylvania

Milford Beach | Directions Fees charged.
Alcohol and pets are not allowed at Smithfield or Milford Beach (pet owners traversing the McDade Recreational Trail or paddling downriver may pass through).

Toms Creek | Directions Free.

Bushkill Village | Directions Free.

Hidden Lake | Directions Free

Loch Lomond | Directions Free

Smithfield Beach | Directions Fees charged.
Fees charged. Alcohol and pets are not allowed at Smithfield or Milford Beach (pet owners traversing the McDade Recreational Trail or paddling downriver may pass through).

Hialeah Picnic Area | Directions Free

New Jersey

Namanock Recreation Site | Directions Free

Watergate Recreation Site | Directions Fees charged.
Fees charged. Alcohol and pets are not allowed at Watergate.

Turtle Beach | Directions Fee
Fees are charged. Alcohol and pets are not allowed at Turtle Beach.

Kittatinny Point | Directions Free
Ground fires are not permitted at Kittatinny Point, or anywhere in the park.

Did You Know?

A ranger testing water quality in a stream.

... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...