• 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.

  • 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 »

  • Dingmans Falls Area and Road Closed

    Dingmans Falls Visitor Center, the boardwalk trail to the falls, and the access road will be closed through September as repairs to the road are made. We anticipate the area reopening in October.

Internships at the Park

A National Park Service internship offers students valuable work experience in an agency committed to the conservation and enjoyment of our nation's natural and cultural resources. Students will have the opportunity to interact with professionals in their chosen field and will gain hands-on experience in resource management and interpretation.

Internships at this park last approximately 12 to 15 weeks, depending on the requirements of the academic institution. Most schedules and course requirements can be accommodated and starting dates are flexible. Interns are expected to work 40 hours a week, including weekends and holidays.

Training and uniforms (where needed) will be provided. The intern must provide transportation to and from work each day. Housing is generally not available. A driver's license is required in order to operate government vehicles within the park during the work day.

 

To apply, link to the page (above) in your area of interest.

Also, the U.S.. Government volunteer website lists current internship openings for this park (Search by the park's zip code: 18324), and accepts on line applications. The site also lists internship opportunites throughout the National Parks.

Did You Know?

A series of arm patches

... that Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area includes lands which once belonged to 5 New Jersey boy scout camps. Private and religious camps also flourished along the riverbanks that are now part of the park at sites such as Turn Farm PA, Coppermine Inn NJ, and Coppermine Hiking Area NJ. More...