• 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.

Valley View Group Campsites PA


By advance permit. Minimum of 5 campers.

The area is open from March to December, dependent on weather and river conditions.

No alcohol. No pets.

$30.00 flat rate per night per site; Application processFacilities
5 open sites, each with fire ring, picnic table and trash container. There is a well and water pump at the campground and the water is drinkable. Vault toilets are centrally located. There is a common area for ceremonies and gatherings. There are no covered pavilions or shelters.

Capacity and Map
5 sites, 25 campers per site. Map of sites (pdf)

Sloping dirt ramp to river. Open space maintained between sites.

Valley View Site 1 was designed as an accessible site. Vans can pull up adjacent to the site. Restrooms are 50 feet away. There is ground surface can be negotiated with a wheelchair.

Health and Safety
Watch for poison ivy and ticks. Do not climb on fences.

Swim Safe!/Su Chaleco Salvavidas



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?

A series of arm patches

... 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...