Old Mine Road Closure
A one-mile section of Old Mine Road between Millbrook and Flatbookville, NJ (mile-markers 13 to 14) will be closed to traffic Monday through Friday through early winter in order to repair this heavily damaged section of roadway. Blue Mountain Lakes Road, Blue Mountain Lakes, Crater Lake, and Rivers Bend Group Campground will be closed weekdays while work is completed. The road will reopen each Friday evening by 7:00 pm.
The following trails are closed to all public entry:
Pay 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.
Seasonal Road Closures
National Weather Service
Upper Delaware River
Middle Delaware River
Lower Delaware River
USGS Current Water DataThree gauges monitor the river and two major tributaries within the park. Ideal canoeing and kayaking conditions are generally considered at river levels under seven feet (as measured at the Montague gauge).
High Water EventsA High Water Event is declared when the predicted water levels may necessitate the closing of buildings, facilities, roads, and/or the river corridor itself. The park takes specific actions when the river levels are predicted to reach specific heights as indicated at the Montague gage.
Last updated: September 3, 2019