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 ridge 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, a 70,000-acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home. Read More

A flooded river and road with a closed gate.

Current Conditions

Check here for updates on which roads, trails, and facilities are open

Poster with a graphic of a mountain and forest and the words

Recreate Responsibly

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

A green bridge spans a river surrounded by a landscape dusted with snow.

Weather and River Conditions

Check current weather and river conditions before you visit.

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

The Delaware Water Gap from the river looking up at Mount Minsi and Mount Tammany

Mountains in Progress

The Delaware Water Gap is still forming today, a testament to the power of flowing water.

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: December 3, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324


(570) 426-2452

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