Current Conditions

 
Infographic with guidelines on safe recreation

Limited Services Available: Visit Responsibly

Most park trails and boat launches are open, but some bathrooms are closed and services are limited. Law enforcement is on duty. All park regulations apply.

  • Avoid crowded trailheads
    If the parking lot is full, find a different trail.
  • Park only in designated areas
    Illegally parked cars will be ticketed and towed.
  • Maintain social distance
    Even when outside, stay at least 6 feet from other people.
  • Pack out your trash
    Please help us keep you, wildlife, and employees safe.
  • Hike Safely
    Protect search and rescue personnel. Stay out of closed areas, mark the location of your car, and know your limits.
 

CLOSURES

Temporary Closures

Following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health in consultation with NPS Public Health Service officers, the following public facilities within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area are temporarily closed:

  • Bushkill Meeting/Visitor Center

  • Dingmans Fall Visitor Center
  • Hialeah Picnic Area
  • Caddoo Boat Access closed Saturday through Monday
  • Raymondskill Road will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians on Saturdays and Sundays when parking lots fill.
  • Valley View (PA) and Rivers Bend (NJ) Group Camgrounds
  • All volunteer-operated buildings including the Foster-Armstrong House, the Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse, Montague Grange, Van Campen Inn, and those at Millbrook and Walpack Center
  • Restrooms and public buildings at Peters Valley School of Craft are closed until further notice. Trails and grounds remain open.
  • Services are limited at Pocono Environmental Education Center and Mohican Outdoor Center. Trails and grounds remain open.
  • Blue Mountain Lakes Road (NJ) above the Blue Mountain Lakes trailhead parking area
  • Dingmans Falls Road (PA)
  • Skyline Drive (NJ)

  • Mountain Road (NJ)
  • Some public restrooms at sites around the park remain closed

Area Closures

The following areas are closed to all public entry due storm damage and ongoing repairs and trail reroutes:

  • Conashaugh View Horse Trail (PA)
  • George W. Childs Park Trail (PA)
  • Adams Creek (PA)
  • Lower Van Campen Trail and Parking Area (NJ)

Pay attention to road and trail closure signage, and visit www.facebook.com/DelWaterGapNPS for the latest updates. Note: a Facebook account is not necessary to view posts on Facebook.

Last updated: July 30, 2020

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Mailing Address:

1978 River Road
Bushkill, PA 18324

Phone:

(570) 426-2452

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