Current Conditions

Alerts

Caution

Information


 
National Weather Service
Upper Delaware River Middle Delaware River
Lower Delaware River
USGS Current Water Data
Three 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 Events
A 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.

  • 8 feet and higher – wearing lifejacket is mandatory; no swimming is permitted at river beaches
  • 13 feet and higher – Bushkill Access is closed
  • 18 feet and higher – river is considered dangerous; all river access closed; no boating permitted
  • 23 feet and higher – parts of US 209, Old Mine Rd, and River Rd closed due to water on roadway

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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