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 »
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.
Directions to Peters Valley NJ
Peters Valley GPS 41.1996183 -74.851083
Via Old Mine Road NJ from the north
From northern New Jersey you must connect from Route 206 to County Road 560.
From northern side of the park in Pennsylvania, take Route 209 in the park to the traffic light at Route 739 in Dingmans Ferry PA; turn east (left if southbound) and cross the Dingmans Ferry Bridge (toll) onto Route 560 in New Jersey. Still within sight of the bridge, turn very hard right at the first road on the left. This is a section of Old Mine Road known as Walpack Road. Continue 1.5 miles on this road to the stop sign in the village of Peters Valley NJ. The Gallery and Store is on your right.
Via Old Mine Road NJ from Interstate 80 (through Millbrook Village) and
Use Directions to Millbrook Village to reach Millbrook Village.
At Millbrook Village, bear left from Old Mine Road, or turn right from Route 602, to continue north 2 miles to a bridge and a "T" intersection. Turn right onto Route NPS 615 North. Continue 10 miles to a 5-road intersection at Peters Valley NJ. The Gallery and Store is ahead on your left.
Did You Know?
... 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...