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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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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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Great place to visit and stop by when driving between Toronto and New York

Delaware Water Gap offers many hiking trails. If you have three hours, you can hike to the mountain top to enjoy the great scenic view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delaware Water Gap offers many hiking trails. If you have three hours, you can hike to the mountain top to enjoy the great scenic view.

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Murphy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I hiked the Red Dot Trail along Mt Tammany in late August with family. It was steep and humid, but very scenic. There's a entrance to the Mt Tammany trailhead at a parking lot area just off Hwy 80 (by Mine Rd). There are picnic tables by the parking lot too, but no restrooms. Still, take plenty of water.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the area from the UK. It was pretty hot so that restricted our plans a little bit, but one our first day we drove to Dingmans Falls. The visitor centre is in a beautiful old building. There are toilets outside, of the hole-in-the- ground type. The walk to the falls is short (.25 mi I believe) and involves... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This summer we discovered the Mcdade biking trail which is awesome! It is a little more than 30 miles of trail, and we did most of it! It is clean and well kept. Some parts are a little too steep, though. The rangers at the visitor's centers are so helpful and can advise you about all details.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving north to NY and decided to "cut" through the Delaware River Gap. We got off of Rt 80 and took Old Mine Road from the south to the north. We used an online guide that told us the history and what to watch for (be aware that there are signal dead areas.) We stopped for views and... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to the Delaware Water Gap was a great one. I drove for miles stopping along the road to see scenic vistas. The road take you through such beautiful stops that give you view of the New Jersey side of the river and park. I drove by little towns that look like they belong on post cards. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you decide to try this hike, get to the parking area early (on weekends anyway). the mt Tammany trail is accessed via either the white / red box blazed trail (from the parking lots off rt 80), or the blue trail which is accessed via the Appalachian trail, then keep right at the fork onto the dunfield creek trail... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. What an experience. We are staying in Mt. Bethel PA about a half hour away. Wanted to drop the kayaks in the water and found turtle beach and DWG. Seneic trails and driving paths, clean facilities, not crowded at all. We only spent about an hour and a half here but will be back. Could easily spend the weekend.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took the red trail up Mount Tammany. You can't take it lightly. The terrain is very rough. When I thought I was at the top there was more to climb. On the flip side the views were awesome. Mountain top views of the Delaware and Mount Minsi. There were also a few great sites on the way down. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do you like hidtory? Do you like beautiful Inspiring Rock carved Geology? Follow the historic toad that the fathers of our country traveled. These roads date back to before the 1700. you can feel the history. numerous hidtoric dites ( read up in advance) . The shady Deleware river is good for summer travel. Bring tick repellant for short hikes.... More 

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