Current Conditions


Ferns in the foreground with a pond behind them.
Seasonal closures protect natural resources and visitors.

NPS Photo/ J. Grier

Current Closures

New Jersey

  • Karamac Parking Area and Trail

  • Cadoo Access closed weekends and holidays


  • Freeman Tract closed weekends and holidays

  • McDade Recreational Trail – the section between Pittman Orchard trailhead and Conashaugh trailhead is closed due to eagle nesting from December 15 through July 15

A rainbow over the Delaware River.
Conditions can vary depending where you are in the park.

NPS Photo/ A. Grismer

Construction and Road Closures

New Jersey

Construction Closures

Road Closures

  • Route 615 from Pompey Ridge Road to the Flatbrook Bridge

  • Mountain Road from Buttermilk Falls south to Hainey Mills

  • Main Street in Walpack Center is closed at the Flatbrook Bridge due to structural damage to the bridge.

    • To access Buttermilk Falls, take Strubel Road to Dimon Road through Stokes State Forest.


Construction Closures

  • George W. Childs Park and associated trails

  • National Park Drive (including Slateford Bridge)

  • Route 611 Scenic Drive from Delaware Water Gap to Slateford

    • Includes Resort Point, Point of Gap, and Arrow Island Overlooks during construction



Last updated: May 20, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 2

Bushkill, PA 18324


570 426-2452

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