Park Statistics (2005)

Park Size: 69, 269 acres
Annual Visitation: About 5 million recreation visits
Annual Budget: About $8.2 million
Staff: About 90 permanent employees, approximately 75 seasonal employees

National Designations
Properties on the National Register

Recreational Resources

Visitor Centers: 3 seasonal, 1 year round
Hiking Trails: 95 miles, plus 66 separate named trails
Campgrounds: Dingmans Campground, PA
Picnic Sites: 216
Launches: Boat 6; Canoe 6
Lifeguarded Beaches: 3
Group Campsites: 2

Cultural Resources
National Designations
Archeological Sites: 487 sites covering more than 500 acres
Archeological Area: Minisink Archeological Site National Historic Landmark PA & NJ, containing 19 archeological properties and standing historic structures
Historic Districts:
  • Millville Historic District, NJ
  • Peters Valley Historic District, NJ
  • Walpack (Center) Historic District, NJ
  • Old Mine Road Historic District, NJ
Archeological: 469,773 archeological items
NAGPRA: 12,000 items subject to repatriation
Historical: 40,318 objects
Paleontological: 1,280 specimens
Biological: 24,960 specimens
Park Archives: 601,053 items
Museum Collection: More than 8,000 items of historic significance


Roads: About 260 miles
Bridges: 26
Buildings: Over 600
Dams: 60
Composting Restrooms: 12 units

(Current as of August 15, 2005)

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324


(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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