Park ranger taking to visitors next to Dingmans Falls
Dingmans Falls is a popular destination in the park. Located in Dingman's Ferry, PA, this scenic and fully accessible trail offers visitors a pair of waterfalls as your reward. Dingman's Falls is the second tallest waterfall in Pennsylvania, with Raymondskill Falls five miles north being the tallest

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Your Park to Explore…

  • 40 miles of the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River
  • Over 70,000 acres of forested mountains, river valleys, and fertile floodplain's
  • Beautiful tumbling waters, rhododendron filled ravines, and quiet hemlock forests
  • The spectacular Delaware Water Gap
  • More than 120 miles of hiking trails along streams, ridges, mountaintops and some of the most beautiful countryside you are ever going to see, anywhere
  • Bountiful wildlife in habitats ranging from river to ridge top
  • 27 miles of the Appalachian Trail
  • More than 100 miles of scenic roadways for you to explore
  • Historic villages, structures, and landscapes from the valley's colonial past
  • Agricultural fields that have fed people and livestock for more than a thousand years

Where do you begin?

Did you know the National Park Service has an app, now?

The new NPS app allows you to find information about every national park site in the country, including this one. Download maps, important safety information, and other useful tips and tools right to your cellphone or tablet before you even start your trip. This is helpful as some areas of the park might have intermittent cell phone reception. Have your river and trail maps with you, when you need them. Get your NPS App right now and have piece of mind knowing you are prepared for your adventure.

Looking for things to do and places to go?

Dive in for detailed information about accessibility, safety, directions, operating hours and seasons, places to eat and sleep, fees, permits and reservations, and other basic information for trip planning.

Are you camping on the Appalachain Trail or staying overnight at one of the river campsites?

If you are going to park your car overnight in any of the Delaware river or Appalachain Trail (AT) access parking lots for authorized activities such as Appalachain Trail overnight camping, or river trips lasting more than one day, you must register personal information with the park Emergency Operations office.

This allows our law enforcement rangers to better assist you in the event of an emergency. Your safety is our top priority. Proper planning is your best way to have a safe and memorable camping experience. Help us to be there for you.

Register Your Overnight Camping Information Here.

If you are unable to use our registration system, please call the park Emergency Operations office at: 570-426-2457. (Note: This line is monitored 24/7 and should only be used when unable to register online)

The park superintendant has directed that those who are parked or at a location past regular visiting hours must be, as stated in the Superintendent's Compendium of Park Regulationsengaged in activities associated with authorized overnight trips on the Appalachain Trail (AT) or Delaware River, or engaged in hunting or fishing in accordance with federal and state law.” Educate yourself on the specific requirements related to overnight stays in the park prior to your trip to avoid any problems.

Park Calendar Information

Find a variety of activities and events hosted by the park and various park partners on the calendar.

Please remember that this park is a special place for you, your family, and your friends and neighbors to love for generations. Take come time to get out and #FindYourPark, #EcuentraTuParque.


Last updated: June 10, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324


(570) 426-2452

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