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2016 Guide to the Gap Trip Planner (16 MB PDF): Contains trip planning information and calendar of park events.

 

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Dingmans After Dark: Lantern Stroll

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 29, 2016

    Experience Dingmans Ravine and waterfalls by the soft glow of lantern light.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Peters Valley Visiting Instructor Presentations and Slideshows

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley School of Craft
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 29, 2016

    At the historic Bevans Church: Nationally recognized artists and workshop instructors present and discuss their work.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Waterfall Talk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:15 AM,2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center (Silverthread Falls)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 29, 2016

    Join a ranger for a 15-minute talk about the geology and ecology of the park's waterfalls. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Evening Program

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Campground
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Join a Ranger to learn about the many geologic, natural, and cultural resources found in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Evening Program

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Worthington State Forest Campground
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Join a Ranger to learn about the many geologic, natural, and cultural resources found in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Frog Frolic

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5 per person
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Join us for a fun afternoon at the ponds and streams!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Peters Valley Self-Guided Studio Tours

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    The Peters Valley Fine Craft Studios are open for you to visit between the hours of 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Ecozone Discovery Room!

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $2 per person
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Open House Tours of Foster Armstrong and Neldon-Roberts Stonehouse

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Foster Armstrong and Neldon-Roberts Stonehouse
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Open House Tours at the Foster Armstrong House and Nelden Roberts Stonehouse.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Peters Valley Instructor and Student Auctions

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peters Valley Dining Hall Pavillion
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, August 1, 2016

    Fun and informal auction of handcrafted items made by visiting instructors, Peters Valley staff, students and friends. All proceeds benefit Peters Valley.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Adult Nature Weekend

    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $195 – Commuter & Day Rates available – Call for details.
    Friday, August 5, 2016

    Take a weekend off and relax in the Poconos!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Dingmans After Dark: Night Hike

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Dingmans Falls Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 5, 2016

    Walk along the Dingmans Creek and use multiple senses to explore the park in a new way. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Little Eco Explorers: Fish

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5 per child
    Sunday, August 7, 2016

    A fun hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Perseid Meteor Shower

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Milford Beach
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 12, 2016

    Join us to watch the Perseid Meteor Shower. Bring blankets/chairs, insect repellent, and flashlights. WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bridge the Gap: Tumbling Waters Hike

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    Join us for an interpretive hike on our Tumbling Waters Trail.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Butterfly Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    Learn about the wonderful world of butterflies!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Ecozone Discovery Room!

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $2 per person
    Sunday, August 14, 2016

    Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Frog Frenzy

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5 per person
    Sunday, August 14, 2016

    Join us for a fun morning at the ponds and streams!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Full Moon Hike (Moderate Hike)

    • Time: 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    • Location: Mt. Minsi Trailhead (40.979754 -75.142189)
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 18, 2016

    Join a park ranger for a moderate moonlight hike to Lookout Rock along the Appalachian Trail on Mt. Minsi. The hike will be approximately 3 miles. Participants should bring water, insect repellent, and sturdy shoes.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 20, 2016

    Come join us for a free paddle on our ponds!

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Nature at Night

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Saturday, August 20, 2016

    Take a walk in the woods to listen for owls, look at stars, and enjoy the music of the night.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Summer Lecture Series - Park History

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Bushkill Meeting Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 20, 2016

    Independent Scholar Ben Cohen talks about the establishment of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Sunday, August 21, 2016

    Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants.

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  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

    Geology Hike

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $5
    Sunday, August 21, 2016

    Come join us for a program based on the geology of the area.

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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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