The River, the Valley, and You

Paddlers slip down the river between low forested mountains; anglers wade the trout streams; hikers scan the valley from the ridges, or peer into the 1000-foot-deep Water Gap. The valley has known human hand and voice for 10,000 years. Floodplains nourished the Native farmer; waterfalls drew the Victorian vacationer. Today, this 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home. Read More

An abundance of waterfalls exist throughout the park

Waterfalls, Waterfalls Everywhere!

An abundance of waterfalls exist throughout the park and provide many opportunities to view their majesty.

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Recreate Responsibly

Learn how to recreate responsibly and stay safe when visiting the park in the time of COVID.

Details of River Safety program

River Safety

Strong currents and drop offs can make the river hazardous. Wear a lifejacket in and on the Delaware River!

View of Mount Minsi on the Appalachian Trail

Hiking The Appalachian Trail

Trek 28 miles of the Appalachian Trail along the "endless mountain - the Kittatinny Ridge

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New Mask Rules in National Parks

When and where masks are required in the park.

Front page of the Guide to the Gap publication with a black and white photo of a historic house.

Guide to the Gap

Download a digital copy of the Guide to the Gap to help plan your trip.

Last updated: April 26, 2021

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1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324


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