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 »
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 Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is home to hundreds of black bears. The bears are usually peaceful, but they are still large, wild animals that can maul a person. Don't approach or annoy bears! Don't let your dog chase a mother bear or her cubs! NEVER FEED A BEAR! More...