• 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.


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, except to Kittatinny Point. Ground fires are strictly prohibited throughout the park. Do not bring wood from outside the park for any 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 expressly prohibited, as even the smallest twig may serve as a critical habitat or food source for protected plant and animal life.


Hialeah Picnic Area | Directions

Smithfield Beach | Directions
and 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). A reservable group picnic area is available for a fee at Milford Beach.

Toms Creek | Directions

Bushkill Village | Directions

Hidden Lake | Directions

Loch Lomond | Directions

New Jersey

Kittatinny Point | Directions
Grills and alcohol are not permitted at Kittatinny Point.

Millbrook Village | Directions

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

Namanock | Directions

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

Crater Lake | Directions

Did You Know?

Sketch of a dam with forests on the river banks.

... that the reservoir of the proposed Tocks Island Dam would have inundated 30 miles of the Delaware River and 30,000 acres of its river valley (now part of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.) The defeat of the dam was an early victory of the environmental movement in this country. More...