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Revision as of 05:31, 18 February 2011

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America.

It is situated along the Delaware River, which serves as the border between the American states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The park consists of property in both states.

The National Park Service's web site for the park is Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Middle Delaware National Scenic River.





Flora and fauna


Get in

By car

Interstate 80, which goes from Metro New York all the way to San Francisco goes right through the "gap" in the river. Interstate 84 skirts the northern edge of the park near Milford, PA. In addition, US Route 209 travels the length of the park, and is the main route within it.


NPS.gov - Fees & Reservations

Get around



Hiking, Fishing, Camping, Canoeing, Rafting, "Tubing"


Appalachian Trail







  • Worthington State Forest - NJ, HC 62, Box 2, Columbia, NJ 07832 (Take Route 80 west to the last exit in New Jersey (Millbrook/Flatbrookville). At bottom of ramp, turn right. Office is three miles on left.), (908) 841-9575, [1]. Facilities & Activities, Interpretive Programs, Visitors center, Trails, Dunnfield Creek Natural Area, Sunfish Pond Natural Area, Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Picnicking, Boating/canoeing: electric motors, gas motors, trailer launch, cartop launch, Winter sports: cross-country skiing, snowmobiling Trails: Appalachian Trail, Hiking, Biking on Old Mine Road
  • Dingman's Campground, 1006 Route 209, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 (http://www.dingmanscampground.com/Directions.aspx), 570-828-1551 - 877-828-1551, [2]. Camping, River Trips, Hiking, etc.

More private camping areas are around, too.


Stay safe

Get out

Routes through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
HazletonEast Stroudsburg  W noframe E  NetcongDover

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