• 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.

  • River Road Closure

    Starting on Monday, September 8, River Road will be closed from Park Headquarters to Smithfield Beach while contractors complete pavement repairs. Access to Smithfield Beach will still be possible. More »

Things To Do

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Are you curious about nature? Would you like to see artisans at work, or visit historical sites? How about a scenic hike or a bike ride? The national recreation area is a great place to explore and discover new wonders. Ask at visitor centers about ranger-led activities and junior ranger programs.

Events and Programs

Hike

Bike

Paddle (canoe, kayak, raft, or tube)

Swim

Picnic

Camp

Take a Scenic Drive

Explore History

Fish

Boat

Hunt

More to do Outdoors

Did You Know?

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... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area includes lands which once belonged to 5 New Jersey boy scout camps. Private and religious camps also flourished along the riverbanks that are now part of the park at sites such as Turn Farm PA, Coppermine Inn NJ, and Coppermine Hiking Area NJ. More...