Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens May 25. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads are open. STILL CLOSED PA: Mt. Minsi spur trails closed due to falcon nesting; Hornbecks & Adams Trails closed; McDade Trail closed trail miles 24.5 to 27.5 More »
Eastern National is a cooperating association which operates bookstores in the visitor centers at Dingmans Falls and Kittatinny Point. Eastern National provides quality educational products and services to America's national parks and public trusts.
Eastern National The bookstores are open when the visitor centers are open (hours). Sales items include not only books, but toys and souvenirs of an educational nature. Items are also available through mail order and an on line bookstore. For more information, call (570) 828-7055, or write:
Eastern National also publishes and sells a number of materials that are specifically about this park, including:
• Exploring Delaware Water Gap History: a Field Guide to the Historic Structures and Cultural Landscapes of Delaware Wate Gap National Recreation Area by park historian Susan Kopczynski. (108 pp., 8.5 x 5.5" spiral bound, black and white) ISBN 1-888213-49-3
• Down the Delaware: A River User's Guide by park staff. (64 pp., 8.5 x 5.5", 2-color) ISBN 1-59091-017-6
• There were Camps Along the Delaware: Memories of boy scouting on the Delaware River by park seasonal interpreter and former camper Albert Zusman. (14 pp., 8.5 x 7" black and white) ISBN 9 1-888213-62-0
On-line ordering information or call Eastern National in the park at (570) 828-7055.
Did You Know?
... that the Appalachian Trail (AT) runs more than 25 miles through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The AT crosses the Delaware River and the Water Gap on a walkway on the Interstate-80 bridge. With bus service to New York and Philadelphia nearby, a hike on the AT is only a ride and a backpack away! More...