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Mission and Purpose
The mission of the Friends of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, an independent, non-profit volunteer organization, is to support the cultural, historical, natural, and recreational resources of this national park which surrounds the Delaware River from the Delaware Water Gap to the New York State border.
We accomplish this by:
To Join The Friends
Interested in joining or helping the Friends? Contact the Friends at:
Friends of Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area
or call (570) 426-2418.
The Friends operate under a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Park Service and have received 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service
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...