Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
Directions to Smithfield Beach PA
From Interstate 80 westbound from New York City and New Jersey
Take PA Exit 310. Stay to the far right at the toll booth. Follow signs to Route 611 South down the circular ramp. At the traffic light at the end of the ramp, continue straight across the intersection onto River Road. From this point it is 2.5 miles to the village of Shawnee-on-Delaware PA. Stay to the right in Shawnee and continue 3.2 miles farther on River Road to Smithfield Beach on the right.
From Interstate 80 eastbound from Harrsiburg and Route 476 (PA Turnpike Extension)
Take PA Exit 310. At the traffic light at the end of the ramp, turn left onto River Road. From this point it is 2.5 miles to the village of Shawnee-on-Delaware PA. Stay to the right in Shawnee and continue 3.2 miles farther on River Road to Smithfield Beach on the right.
From Route 209 in Pennsylvania:
Turn east (left if southbound) onto River Road at the traffic light at Fernwood Resort in Bushkill PA. In 1.5 miles you will pass Park Headquarters, where (Monday to Friday) you can stop for a map and information. Continue 3.5 miles past Headquarters on River Road to Smithfield Beach on the left. Signal your turn, and turn with caution.
Did You Know?
... 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...