• 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 will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.

River Conditions

Middle Delaware River Conditions (this recreation area) from the National Weather Service at:

More information from gages: Pennsylvania | New Jersey

 

RIVER CONDITIONS and MAPS

Upper Delaware River
National Weather Service Conditions for Upper Delaware Basin,
(Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River PA/NY,
Port Jervis NY, and Montague NJ)
National Weather Service Map of Upper Delaware Basin
(Montague and upstream)

Middle Delaware River (within park)
National Weather Service Map of Middle and Lower Delaware Basin
(Montague downstream to PA boundary)

Lower Delaware River (including Lehigh River)
National Weather Service Conditions for Lower Delaware Basin
(south end of Middle Delaware River, and north end of the Lower Delaware River: Shoemakers, Minisink Hills, Belvidere, PA, Bethlehem, and Easton PA and Lehigh River PA)
National Weather Service Map of Middle and Lower Delaware Basin
(Montague downstream to PA boundary)

 
Sunrise and Sunset, Moonrise and Moonset, and Twilight
from the U.S. Naval Observatory
(Under "Form A," use "Milford PA" for the north of the park or"Stroudsburg PA" for the south of the park.)
 

Did You Know?

A ranger in the uniform of the French and Indian War.

... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...