• 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.

Volunteering for Partners & Cooperators

Partners and cooperating organizations of the park
in which volunteers can serve:

Interpretation of Natural History to the Public
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) PA

Interpretation of Cultural History to the Public
(Docents in historic houses, historic craft demonstrators)
Millbrook Village Society NJ (Millbrook Days)
Walpack Historical Society NJ (Van Campen Inn)
M.A.R.C.H. NJ (Montague Association for the Restoration of Community History)

Historic Preservation
Friends of Marie Zimmermann (Planning/caretaking a historic home of Crafts Movement Artist)

Mohican Outdoor Center NJ (Appalachian Mountain Club)
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) PA


Volunteering or interning directly for the park
Park Volunteer Coordinator (570) 426-2443 (e-mail)

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...