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 »
Weddings in the Park
Both indoor and outdoor weddings take place in the park. Permits are required. Please check the Schedule of Events, and call (570) 426-2440 for assistance selecting a date. An application processing fee of $50.00 is required to apply for a wedding permit. Additional fees may be required. Outdoor weddings must not interfere with normal visitor use of the park. Several indoor locations may also be available for your special event.
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A fee of $50.00 is required to apply for a wedding permit in the park; this is an application processing fee. Additional fees may be payable depending on the place where the wedding will take place and the use of staff time involved in the event.
To get started on arrangements for a wedding in the park, download and complete this application.
Did You Know?
... that hemlock groves in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are threatened by a non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid. Hemlocks provide shade for spectacular rhodondenron, for trout streams, and for native wildflowers. As hemlocks weaken and die, they are cut down for your safety. More...