Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Delaware Water Gap

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  • Visited the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area on January 20, 2018. We were driving from Edison , New Jersey to this place. We traveled through the inner roads avoiding the highways and the...  more »
  • Huge park and lots of options for different activities, but while we did a bit of hiking along the river, it just seemed a bit underwhelming.  more »
  • We drove up Old Mine Road from I80 to Dingman's Ferry (East side of park). We were a little early fall foliage. It was of the off season so it was a nice lazy drive and very little traffic. Took sever...  more »
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  • This is a beautiful piece of American forestry. The area has plenty of parking and easy to access. The hiking trails are breathtaking and make for some great spots for photography. If you have the ability to visit, I would highly recommend it, particularly taking on the hike. There 2 trails, one easy and one intermediate. Not very difficult if you're in decent shape.
  • Trail was great! We didn't know how long it was so it was a little longer than we expected. (Estimating 2 1/2 miles to the peak.) And I guess we should have anticipated the snow at the higher altitudes. But overall very nice hike for a warm day.
  • It is an awesome place to trail run. Some trails can be very technical so one has to be prepared with proper footwear and gear. It has beautiful scenery and amazing views from the top. Every season brings on a new running experience. It is one of my favorite places to train for trail running. There are so many trails to chose from. The bathrooms are only fully open during certain seasons, so one must be aware of that. If you are an avid hiker or trail runner, I highly recommend visiting the Delaware Water Gap.
  • Lots of options of hiking and river rafting. Enjoyed a lot.visitor center is informative and offers variety of trailes. Lush green vegetation offers magical photography moments. If you are interested in River rafting, there are multiple spots for that as well. Make sure you check availability prior of your visit. Usually river rafting schedules end by noon time. We went there during summers. Though park is open during winters as well for trail lovers. Public restrooms available. Free parking.
  • A great place of Natural beauty with plenty of places for hiking, camping, kayaking, fishing, etc. However, due to budgetary restrictions not all ranger stations are open all the time. They rotate which stations ate openned and manned throughout the park land. Call ahead if you want to stop in the visitor center, especially if you want to take a shot at the Junior Ranger program for the kids. The Junior Ranger program here is well organized for kids and takes about 1-2 to complete, but they get a cool badge when they are done. Definitely worth the stop even if you don't camp out or anything it is still a great place to stop even if you are just passing through.
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