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 »
Valley View Group Campsites PA
VALLEY VIEW GROUP CAMPSITES PA GPS 41.114853 -74.967675
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The campsite entrance is on Route 209 PA, between Bushkill PA and Dingmans Ferry PA. Valley View is about 2 miles upstream of the beginning of Walpack Bend.
Northbound from Bushkill PA: take Route 209 through the blinking light at Bushkill Falls Road in Bushkill PA. Continue 2.5 miles and turn east (right) onto the dirt road to the campsites.
Southbound from Dingmans Ferry PA: take Route 209 through the traffic light at the intersection of Route 739 and 209 in Dingmans Ferry PA. Continue 9 miles and turn east (left) onto the dirt road to the campsites.
Did You Know?
... 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...