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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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Lovely even for locals.

i have been coming here since before i moved to pa. its a great little spot you can take pictures and see the watergap. i was able to find a nice hiking place that still seems to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Maria D
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Bushkill, Pennsylvania
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Bushkill, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i have been coming here since before i moved to pa. its a great little spot you can take pictures and see the watergap. i was able to find a nice hiking place that still seems to be pretty secluded right by the deer park inn.

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Water Gap is an amazing site!! You can stop off & take a few pics. Or, if you have time, hike up to Sunfish lake. Great way to spend a day!!

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Seymour, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is overall great. The rangers are knowledgeable and helpful in explaining things to do. We went on a Monday and the park wasn't busy at all. Plenty of parking and space to enjoy the area! The trails and waterfalls are great. We drove north along the New Jersey side and the road is full of pot holes which... More 

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Cresco, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited the Gap hundreds of times over the last 30 years. Never saw this beach before! It was hot, I wanted to swim, the river was there! It was relatively crowded and a small beach, but the water was cold and all the people were nice. Enjoyed interacting with so many different ethnic groups, I was asked to... More 

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Clayton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful any time of the year. I like summer the best. You can swim at Turtle Beach which is a Federal Park. Life guards are on duty. There is supposed to be a small charge but know one was there to collect the money.

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Plain City, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We mostly just drove to parking areas with short hikes to waterfalls. I really enjoy going to Raymondskill Falls, although the trail is a little uneven & narrow. The fall is really beautiful. The hike to Dingman's Falls is much easier. It is a 15 minute walk on a wooden boardwalk. Unless you want to hike up to the top... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent most of our vacation visiting Delaware Water Gap. For anyone interested in history I recommend the Old Mine Road tour. A book is available at the visitors centers that provides a great tour of Old Mine Road. The waterfalls in the park (not Bushkill) are beautiful.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding views and a great place for the family and kids to picnic. There are wonderful paths for hiking, bike riding, barbecue pits with tables. Plenty of places to park and plenty of space to spread out and get away from the city life

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Delaware Water Gap is an annual destination for us. As Birders we long for the sounds and sights of spring migration in the Delaware Water Gap. I do hope that more people will support the areas in and around the Gap because we've noticed many businesses fail in this area. Especially food establishments. We love the whole area. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

greattrails ,fishing, dog walking everything you want make you you have sum soild boots and pack a lunch ...hike to sunfish pond and enjoy a much deserved picnic

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