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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

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Address: River Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18302
Phone Number: (570) 426-2452
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Activities: Canoeing, Camping, Kayaking
Description: This 70,000-acre park is named for the point at which the Delaware River...
This 70,000-acre park is named for the point at which the Delaware River cuts through Kittatinny Mountain.
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Stop at the Apple Pie Market and Bakery !!!

You can't miss this place. I always stop on my way home from Newark or NYC. Amazing home-made pies, strudels, cakes, chicken pot pies, sandwiches and hot dogs for that long ride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You can't miss this place. I always stop on my way home from Newark or NYC. Amazing home-made pies, strudels, cakes, chicken pot pies, sandwiches and hot dogs for that long ride home to Cleveland !!! You can even get potted plants for inside and outside your home. The prices are so great, too!

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Analomink, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Took a paddle board trip out of Shawnee Inn through Mauka Nalu paddle boarding. Paddled from Smithfield beach back to Shawnee Inn. My first time and all alone on the river. It was a beautiful, fulfilling excursion. A must try

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Canoeing and fishing or tubing down the Delaware River is a great and relaxing way to enjoy nature not far from NYC. The drive is less than 90 minutes but it feels like you're a thousand miles away.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

On our way to Philadelphia we broke up our trip to spend a day or two in places along the way. Being outdoor enthusiasts, the visit to the Delaware Water Gap was a newly discover gem for us. Along route 209 cutting through this 40 mile River valley, one can experience the vastness of this 70,000 acre recreation park for... More 

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New York, New York, United States
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you a beginner or an expert I do recommend the Appalachian Trails and a canoe ride in the Delaware river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Love the mountains, the river, all the wild life. The air is so crisp and clean. We camped out there was about 28 of us. I would recommend this to anyone aged 8 and up. We had an 75 year old woman with us. We shot the Rapids, we had. Softball games. Sitting around at night with a campfire going,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

There is a short Hike ! The Views are amazing. Suggested time to go would be Fall. Carrying a Bottle of water is always recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Thousands of acres to hike, camp, hunt and fish. Lots of nice little towns nearby loaded with great restaurants and shopping. Wonderful place for a quick getaway from the NY/NJ metro area

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent getaway. Good hiking trials and wonderful experience. Waterfalls were excellent - specially loved the Dingman's fall and its trial.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Amazing/strenous hike to the top of the mountain to see the water gap! We actually wanted to take the blue trail since we are not much of hikers but somehow ended up hiking the Red Dot trail! It required quite an effort to go up & down a steep rocky trail, but end of day the view of water gap... More 

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Address: River Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18302
Phone Number: (570) 426-2452
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Delaware Water Gap

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