• Fulmer Falls at George W. Childs Park

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Places to Go

a river flowing between two mountains

Kittatinny Point offers a great view of the Delaware Water Gap

With nearly 70,000 of parklands to explore, how do you decide where to start? Here are some suggestions to help you discover what interests you most.

  • All visitor centers offer park information and brochures. Some have exhibits, offer programs, passport cancelation stamps and other services.
  • No trip would be complete without a stop the spectacular Delaware Water Gap, a vacationers' icon for over a century.
  • Millbrook Village is a collection of historic and other buildings that let you explore life in the valley during the late 1800s.
  • The Middle Delaware River is the essence of the valley. Enjoy a dip at one of three lifeguarded swim beaches or launch your boat or just enjoy the view at one of the numerous river accesses.
  • Numerous waterfalls plunge from the higher elevations, providing cool oases during the summer and spectacular ice walls in the winter.
  • Enjoy the view from a scenic vista, hike to Sunfish Pond, or hike one of the numerous park trails.
  • Enjoy a leisurely drive or bike ride along the scenic and historic Old Mine Road.
  • Enjoy a lunch or a snack at one of the park picnic areas.
  • Purchase water bottles, walking sticks, t-shirts, light snacks, books, magnets, pins, maps, and other items that will help you enjoy and remember your trip at one of the park bookstores.

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