• 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.

Waterfalls

Silverthread Falls

Silverthread Falls along the Dingmans Falls Boardwalk Trail

Photo by Dan Mohr

For many visitors, viewing waterfalls is the defining experience of the park. The difficulty of trails leading to the falls varies greatly from the wheelchair-accessible Dingmans Falls Boardwalk, to steep rocky climbs through hidden hemlock ravines.

Pennsylvania

Hackers Falls (Cliff Park) | Directions
Trail Description

Raymondskill Falls | Directions
Trail Description

Adams Creek | Directions
Trail Description

Factory, Fulmer, and Deer Leap Falls (Childs Park) | Directions
Trail Description

Dingmans Falls | Directions
Trail Description

Hornbecks (Indian Ladders) Falls | Directions
Trail Description

New Jersey

Buttermilk Falls | Directions
Trail Description

Tillmans Ravine is located in Stokes State Forest.

Did You Know?

A ranger testing water quality in a stream.

... that the Middle Delaware River exceeds ordinary federal standards for clean water. Because of this, special higher standards have been set for the river, so it does not "deteriorate" to being just "clean enough." The river in this park is, and will remain, truly "cleaner than clean." More...