Camping and the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service Officers, some national parks and facilities have temporarily closed. Updates about NPS park and facility closures, including safety information, is posted on www.nps.gov/coronavirus. Please check with individual parks regarding changes to park operations.
Camping in the Gap
When it comes to camping in the park, you have options. Do you want private in the woods camping for a couple friends, or are you looking for something wide open for the family to play a game of football and run off all that energy you've been storing for the last year? From river camp sites for canoe and kayak travelers, to fully developed campgrounds with all the modern convienciences, there is something for you and your family here. When it comes to developed campgrounds, we have a few great options for you to choose from. Check out the different sites below and plan the trip that is right for your group. We look forward to seeing you! This list represents just some of the developed campgrounds closest to the park.
Dingmans Campground (open April through 10-11-2021)
1006 Rt. 209, Dingmans Ferry PA 18328
(570) 828-1551 or (877) 828-1551
This campground offers visitors 133 wooded and river's edge campsites, some with electric and water hookups. Group campsites available for 20 to 40 people. Visit the Dingmans Campground website for current rates. Reservations are highly recommended for weekend stays.
Mohican Outdoor Center (open year-round)
50 Camp Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Reservations: (603) 466-2727
Lodge Office: (908) 362-5670
Mohican Outdoor Center has 11 primitive walk-in campsites in a beautiful wooded setting with some group campsites available (See their website for details). Drinking water is available and limited supplies and even a healthy meal can be obtained at the camp store (open during business hours). Visit the Mohican Outdoor Center website for current rates and reservations; reservations recommended.
Worthington State Forest Campground (open April to December)
HC 2 Box 2, Old Mine Road, Columbia NJ 07823
Reservations: (855) 607-3075
Park Office: (908) 841-9575
Worthington State Forest has 69 primitive campsites in a wooded setting with a number of sites along the Delaware river. Restrooms and drinking water are available by a short walk from most campsites and firewood is available for purchase at the camp office during business hours. Cutting down trees for firewood is prohibited but deadfalls and downed brances can be found in the woods near your compsite. This is the only area where you may gather firewood. Alcoholic beverages are also prohibited in this campground. Visit the Worthington State Forest website for more information, current rates, and reservation information.
Important Note: Reservations are highly recommended for weekend stays. To reserve a campsite, please visit New Jersey Outdoors (njportal.com)
Last updated: July 1, 2021