• 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.

  • 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.

Weddings in the Park

Interior of the Millbrook Village Church
Interior of the Millbrook Village Church
Photo by James L. Bauer

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.

Millbrook Village Church in New Jersey Directions
The most popular indoor setting for weddings in the park is the church at Millbrook Village in New Jersey. This church is a re-creation of a nineteenth century Methodist Episcopal Church, rebuilt in 1973. The church does not have a congregation or clergy. It seats about 100 persons. The church has electricity, but no plumbing, nor reception or changing rooms.

Walpack Center Church in New Jersey Directions
Another church in the park which has been used for weddings is the church at Walpack Center NJ, an original historic structure currently under restoration. The seating capacity will be about 250 persons when the pews are re-installed. The church does not have a congregation or clergy.


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.
Application for General Use (short form)

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...