• 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 »

  • 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.

Trail Maps: Pennsylvania

Black and white maps with trail linformation (Park Bulletins)

The Water Gap/Minsi
Slateford PA (Hiking and crosscountry skiing map)


Color Maps

McDade Trail (Entire trail with mile markers)
History along McDade Trail
I: Hialeah to Turn/Owens Trailheads (6 miles)
II: Hogback to Hornbecks (16 miles)
III: Dingmans Campground to Milford Beach (9 miles)

Cliff Park Trails (Trails to Hackers Falls, Milford Knob, Cliff Park overlooks)
Hornbecks Creek (Indian Ladders) Trail (Several waterfalls)
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) 5 woodland trails | About PEEC
Toms Creek (Easy in-and-out trail starting form a picnic area)

Appalachian Trail (No backpacking sites within the park in Pennsylvania)

Did You Know?


... that hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...