Arrow Island Trail

The Arrow Island Trail and Slateford Trail are great places to get some time to yourself. Enjoy the hike!
The Arrow Island Trail and the Slateford Loop Trail are both hidden gems that offer visitors a trail that is the perfect place to get away from everyone for some 'trail time'.


Length: 0.9 mile, one-way
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Change: 221 feet
Trailhead Location: directions to Arrow Island trailhead | directions to National Park Drive trailhead

See evidence of two different time periods along the trail. In the early 1900s, the Delaware Water Gap was a popular destination for vacationers and numerous hotels were once located throughout the area. Along the trail, the foundation of a casino and resort can still be seen. Stone fence rows are remnants from the farmland that was once here. The rocky cliff face high above the trail is perfect habitat for peregrine falcons. Connect with the Slateford Loop Trail to extend the hike.

Other Information: From spring to early August the Arrow Island Trail may close due to nesting falcons.

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Last updated: August 18, 2021

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

Bushkill, PA 18324


570 426-2452

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