Your Place to Get Away From the Everyday

Need to get away from everything for a while? We know the place. This sacred land has been cherished by people for over 10,000 years. Its fields and forests a bounty for those that have come before us, and a national treasure for us to enjoy today. With waterfalls, over 100 miles of hiking trails and three swim beaches that allow grilling, there's lots of ways to #FindYourPark #EcuentraTuParque Read More

The Delaware River stretches for miles into the distance as seen from Mount Tammany

Top Ten Tips for Visiting the Park

These are our Top Ten Tips for a great visit to Delaware Water Gap NRA. Photo Courtesy Charlie Fineran

The Delaware Water Gap with Mount Tammany (left) and Mount Minsi (right)

Places to Go

The Delaware Water Gap as seen from Kittatinny Point with New Jersey on the left and Pennsylvania on the right.

View of Mount Minsi, Pennsylvania as seen from Mount Tammany in New Jersey

Things to do

Are you looking to meditate, hike, fish, hunt, or just explore nature? We've got just the place for you.

Visitors speak with a park ranger at Dingmans Falls

Accessibility Information

Accessibility information for Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

A team of bicyclists makes their way along Old mine Road in New Jersey. NPS Photo M. Cuff

Bicycling

This is your source for information on bicycling in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

A lone fisherman sits in a small boat fishing the Delaware River.

Boating

Information on Boating, Kayaking, or Canoeing within the Delaware Water Gap NRA and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River

A man sets up a tent with a larger backpack off to the right side. NPS Photo

Camping

Information on camping within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Two kayakers paddle along the Delaware river in summer

Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Information on canoe, kayak, and raft rentals by partner companies authorized to work in the park

Icy Delaware River with trees in background and sun rising behind

Current Conditions

Check here for information on river and weather conditions in the park

Picture of a standard road map with different colors signifying protected areas and towns. NPS Photo

Directions

Information on how to find us and where to go when you get here

Blacksmith at work at the furnace

Discover History

Historic roads and structures provide insights into a previous way of life

A man in a baseball hat casts a line into the Delaware river

Fishing the Delaware

Want to know where to fish and the rules for catching and eating them safely? Check out our fishing page for more information

Chickens grilling in a stone fireplace with wood burning gently below

Grilling & Picnicking

Information on grilling and picnicking

Hiking information found here

Hiking

A link to information on hiking trails in the park

A black bear forages in a corn field within the park

Hunting

Hunting is an important and necessary part of the wildlife management program within the park

Junior Ranger Logo of ranger hat in a circle with the words junior ranger above and explore below

Junior Ranger Program Information

Earn your Junior Ranger Badge while enjoying your visit to the park

The Marie Zimmermann Farmhouse is a building currently under a lease at Delaware Water Gap NRA

Leasing from the NPS

The Marie Zimmermann Farmhouse is an example of a building currently under a lease agreement at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

drawing of a Lenape man

Learn about the Lenape

Join us for this engaging presentation about the region’s 12,000 years of American Indian prehistory.

An Iron Ranger fee box sits on the left while off to the right is the Delaware river

NPS Fee Program

Information on fees, pass sales, permits, and registration for special use areas within the park

Practicing water rescues on the Delaware River.

Park Rules and Regulations

Knowing the park rules and regulations are important for your safety and the safety of others. Find out more here.

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 smiling ranger wears her traditional Campaign or

Visitor Centers

Visitor Centers offer visitors information, Junior Ranger materials, and Passport Stamps

A waterfall flows over moss covered rocks into a pool below.

Waterfalls for You to Enjoy

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

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.

Last updated: August 13, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Phone:

(570) 426-2452

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