• 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 »

NPS Passport Cancellation stamps

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and Middle Delaware National Scenic River have, combined, a total of SIX cancellation stamps (shown above) for the National Park Service Passport Book.

TWO are available at park headquarters weekdays year-round:
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill PA
Middle Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill PA

THREE are available at park visitor centers:
Dingmans Falls PA
Kittatinny Point NJ
Appalachian Trail (at Kittatinny Point NJ)

ONE is available at a park site:
Millbrook Village NJ

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Did You Know?

A small steamboat passing a beach with rowboats

... that a century before this recreation area was formed, the Delaware Water Gap was touted as a Wonder of the World, and drew vacationers via rail lines from Philadelphia and New York City. There were trails to stroll, verandas for viewing the gap, and a steamboat for moonlight cruises. More...