• The snowy Delaware River

    Delaware Water Gap

    National Recreation Area NJ,PA

Hike Our Trails

a trail in fall foliage

Autumn trail.

NPS Photo by Dan Mohr

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area has more than 100 miles of hiking trails and roadways closed to traffic. Visitors of all ages and hiking abilities can explore our the nature an d histroy in the park.. (Driving directions via Google)

Trails at the Gap

Appalachian Trail | Backpacking the AT

Sunfish Pond/ Mt. Mohican (Raccoon Ridge)

Millbrook Area Trails

Walpack Area Trails

PEEC Trails
(Pocono Environmental Education Center)

Pennsylvania Waterfalls, Lakes & StreamsCliff Park Area Trails

McDade Trail (also for biking and XC skiing)

Other Trails

Hiking Safety

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...