Seasonal Raptor Closures (Eagles & Peregrine Falcons)
Bald Eagle Closures (December 15 - Mid-July)
To prevent the possibility of disrupting nesting bald eagles, maximize the chances for successful breeding of young eaglets, and comply with the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, the following areas will have trail closures from December 15th through mid-July.
Peregrine Falcon Closures (February - Early August)
To prevent disturbing Peregrine Falcon nests, the following areas are closed to recreation and other activities:
Temporary Closures Due to COVID
Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health in consultation with NPS Public Health Service officers, the following public facilities within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are temporarily closed:
The following areas are closed to all public entry until further notice due to a number of conditions such as trail damage, seasonal nesting, ongoing habitat restoration, and construction projects:
Please pay special attention to road and trail closure signage, and visit www.facebook.com/DelWaterGapNPS for the latest updates. Note: A Facebook account is not necessary to view posts on Facebook.
Limited Services Available: Visit Responsibly
Most park trails and boat launches are open, but some bathrooms are closed and services are limited. Law enforcement is on duty. All park regulations apply.
Last updated: June 24, 2021