Status of Park Facilitites
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:
Park trails and parking areas remain OPEN except those that have been closed for storm damage repairs or as a part of the reduction in winter services. These closures are posted below. Updates will be posted to the park website and on social media at www.Facecbook.com/DelWaterGapNPS. Additional information and Kittatinny Point closure information.
The following areas 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: March 28, 2020