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.
Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed
Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road are closed through while repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in mid-November.
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 a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...