Fees & Passes

picnic tables in the shade of trees
Picnic area at Smithfield Beach

NPS Photo


Fees
There is no fee to enter Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. However, Expanded Amenity Fees are charged April through October at the following developed areas in the park.

  • Milford Beach (in Pennsylvania)
  • Dingmans Access (in Pennsylvania)
  • Bushkill Access (in Pennsylvania)
  • Smithfield Beach (in Pennsylvania)
  • Watergate Recreation Site (in New Jersey)
  • Turtle Beach (in New Jersey)
Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule
No fee is charged for those who are dropping off or picking up people from the river access ramps and those walking through Smithfield Beach on McDade Recreational Trail. Expanded Amenity Fees are not covered by America the Beautiful Annual Pass. However, holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes, and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on the Expanded Amenity Fees.

  • Private vehicle (up to 7 persons): $7.00 per vehicle on a weekday
  • Private vehicle (up to 7 persons): $10.00 per vehicle on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday
  • Vehicles with 8 or more adults (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person
  • Pedestrian (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Season Passes
Season passes can be purchased at park headquarters. Holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on season passes.

  • Season Pass: $45
  • A second Season Pass registered to the same name and address: $25
  • A third Season Pass registered to the same name and address: $12.50
  • Walk-In Season Pass: $10.00
  • Download Season Pass Application, 27KB pdf
America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass
If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and Free Entrance Days in the national parks.

For More Information
Call (570) 426-2434 for more information about fees and passes.

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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