Accessibility Information

Visitor Centers
Kittatinny Point Visitor Center (closed until further notice)
Accessible parking, information, picnic terrace to view the river, restrooms.

Dingmans Falls Visitor Center (closed until further notice)
Accessible parking, information, and restrooms (outdoor toilets only for all).

Activities
Boating
A boat loading ramp is available at Smithfield Beach for the mobility-impaired. The ramp provides access to trailer-mounted boats. Assistance is then needed to lower the boat into the water.
Note: During winter months, river access may be temporarily closed during a storm and re-open after priority routes are cleared.

Group and River Camping
Valley View PA Site 1 (group campsite) is accessible.
Note: Valley View Group Campground is currently closed for construction until further notice.

Fishing
A pier at Loch Lomond Picnic Area is accessible to the mobility-impaired.

Scenic Drives
Accessible parking may be found at Resort Point, Point of Gap, and Arrow Island, all of which are scenic overlooks located along Route 611.

Picnicking
Accessible parking, restrooms, and picnic sites may be found at Milford Beach, Toms Creek, Smithfield Beach, Hialeah Picnic Area, and Kittatinny Point.

Group Picnic Site
There is a reservable Group Picnic Area at Milford Beach.

Swimming
Accessible parking, restrooms, and bathhouses may be found at Milford and Smithfield Beaches. Assistance is needed to the swimming area or launch areas at these sites.

Trails
Dingmans Creek Trail
The Dingmans Falls Trail is a flat boardwalk to the base of the falls, about 1/2 mile long, that is accessible to strollers and wheelchair users. NOTE: Starting July 18, 2022 the Dingmans Creek Trail will be closed weekdays for routine trail maintenance. There is alternative route behind the visitor center building. This alternative route is not wheelchair accessible.


George W. Childs Park Trail (Currently Closed to visitors due to construction)
The George W. Childs Park Trail is accessible for approximately 1/3 mile. From the parking lot, through the picnic area, and to the first waterfall viewing platform.


McDade Recreational Trail
Portions of McDade Trail are accessible to the mobility-impaired.

Pocono Environmental Education Center
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has a 1/4 mile rope-lined sensory trail which can be used by anyone. Sighted hikers can ask for a blindfold at PEEC's visitor center.

The Trail for Everyone is ADA accessible, 0.3 miles, and begins on PEEC's lower campus. It encompasses field, forest, and pond ecosystems.

Cultural Sites
Millbrook Village
Millbrook Village has accessible restrooms, and the road through the village is flat. However, most of the buildings are not accessible due to the narrow doorways in historic structures.

Peters Valley (Bevans Village)
At Peters Valley School of Craft, the first floor of the Gallery & Store is accessible, as are the restrooms across the street.

Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse and Foster-Armstrong House
These two buildings were first built in 1790 and 1820, respectively. They are historic and were built before current accessibility standards were set.

Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse is partially accessible to the first floor, possibly with assistance.

Foster-Armstrong House has a narrow doorway, and may be partially accessible with assistance. There is a ramp leading to the porch to enjoy craft demonstrations when ongoing.

Wayside Audio
Download wayside exhibits that have been audio described, so you may enjoy them as you travel. Please download these audio files before you begin your trip, since cell phone service and internet access can be limited in many locations.

 
 

Last updated: July 15, 2022

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 2

Bushkill , PA 18324

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570 426-2452

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