• 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 »

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)

Recreation
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?

Sketch of a shiny, silvery, oval shaped fish with smallish fins

... that shad have made a comeback in the Delaware River, due to pollution control. This member of the herring family lives its adult life in the ocean, but travels up rivers and streams to spawn. Each spring, anglers follow the "shad run" up the Delaware River to catch these hard-fighting fish. More...