Restricted Activities

Activities and Equipment Not Permitted in the Park
  • Animal trapping
  • Collecting of artifacts, flowers, or rocks
  • Picking or gathering of mushrooms
  • Use of metal detectors
  • Snowmobile operation
  • Personal water craft (PWCs) or jet skis
  • Off-road vehicles (ORVs), all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), or the
    use of motorized vehicles on any gated road in the park
  • Sledding and snowboarding are not permitted on the grounds
    of Cliff Park Inn & Golf Course
  • Glass containers for food and drinks are not permitted at
    waterfalls where swimming is permitted

Artifacts
  • Native American, colonial, and other artifacts are protected by federal law
  • Collecting artifacts is prohibited
  • The use of metal detectors is prohibited

Flowers, Rocks, and Fossils
  • Federal law prohibits the removal of flowers, mushrooms, fossils, and rocks from the park
  • Fruits, nuts, and berries may be gathered for one's personal consumption

Activities Permitted in the Park Subject to Restrictions
Certain types of activities require a special use permit. These include many types of organized gatherings, distribution of printed material and other public expressions of opinion, and other activities that are controlled or prohibited.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Phone:

(570) 426-2452
This is the official telephone contact number for the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. This telephone is monitored during business hours, from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4: 30 pm. Calls received after those times, will be reviewed the next available business day.

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