Areas closed or newly opened
Childs Park opens Thursday, May 23. Dingmans Falls, Blue Mt Lakes/Skyline and unpaved Old Mine roads 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 »
Monetary donations are graciously accepted and directly benefit park operations. These funds are used for interpretation, visitor services and safety, as well as resource management programs. Donations may be made by check or money order and made payable to "National Park Service," at:
If you are making a donation in someone's honor, please include the name and address of that person and they will receive an acknowledgement letter.
Did You Know?
... that in the 1750s, the northwest border of New Jersey (now Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) was a frontier of the English colonies. In the French & Indian (Seven Years) War, a string of forts protected these settlements. The sites of seven of these outposts are in the park. More...