Places to Go

The Delaware River stretches for miles into the distance as seen from Mount Tammany

Top Ten Tips for Visiting the Park

These are our Top Ten Tips for a great visit to Delaware Water Gap NRA. Photo Courtesy Charlie Fineran

A team of bicyclists makes their way along Old mine Road in New Jersey. NPS Photo M. Cuff

Bicycling

This is your source for information on bicycling in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

A lone fisherman sits in a small boat fishing the Delaware River.

Boating

Information on Boating, Kayaking, or Canoeing within the Delaware Water Gap NRA and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River

A man sets up a tent with a larger backpack off to the right side. NPS Photo

Camping

Information on camping within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

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Directions

Information on how to find us and where to go when you get here

A man in a baseball hat casts a line into the Delaware river

Fishing the Delaware

Want to know where to fish and the rules for catching and eating them safely? Check out our fishing page for more information

Chickens grilling in a stone fireplace with wood burning gently below

Grilling & Picnicking

Information on grilling and picnicking

Hiking information found here

Hiking

A link to information on hiking trails in the park

A waterfall flows over moss covered rocks into a pool below.

Waterfalls for You to Enjoy

An abundance of waterfalls exist throughout the park and provide many opportunities to view their majesty. NPS Photo

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Visitor Centers

Visitor Centers offer visitors information, Junior Ranger materials, and Passport Stamps

 
Mount Tammany with its layers upon layers of sedimentary rock
Mount Tammany keeps watch over the Delaware Water Gap

NPS Photo / Courtesy of Michael Cuff

With nearly 70,000 acres to explore, how do you decide where to start? Here are some suggestions to help you discover what interests you most.

  • All visitor centers offer park information and brochures. Some have exhibits, offer programs, passport cancellation stamps and other services.
  • No trip would be complete without a stop at the spectacular Delaware Water Gap, a vacationers' icon for over a century.
  • The valley is dotted with numerous historic places, including Millbrook Village, which is a collection of historic and other buildings that let you explore life in the valley during the late 1800s.
  • The Middle Delaware River is the essence of the valley. Enjoy a dip at one of three river beaches or launch your boat or just enjoy the view at one of the numerous river accesses.
  • Numerous waterfalls plunge from the higher elevations, providing cool oases during the summer and spectacular ice walls in the winter.
  • Enjoy the view from a scenic vista, hike to Sunfish Pond, or hike one of the numerous park trails.
  • Enjoy a leisurely drive or bike ride along the scenic and historic Old Mine Road.
  • Enjoy a lunch or a snack at one of the park picnic areas.
  • Purchase water bottles, walking sticks, t-shirts, light snacks, books, magnets, pins, maps, and other items that will help you enjoy and remember your trip at one of the park bookstores.
 

Last updated: November 4, 2021

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Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill , PA 18324

Phone:

570 426-2452

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