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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

River Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18302
+1 570-426-2452
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Huge park and lots of options for different activities, but while we did a bit of hiking along the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Ottawa, Canada
Amazing Views

We drove up Old Mine Road from I80 to Dingman's Ferry (East side of park). We were a little early... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Ryan B
Ne Ohio
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This 70,000-acre park is named for the point at which the Delaware River cuts through Kittatinny Mountain.
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  • Average6%
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River Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18302
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

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.

Thank sycha
Reviewed 13 October 2017

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 several detours to Millbrook Village,...More

2  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The recreation area spans a number of miles, and each overlook provides a slightly different vantage of the water gap. My favorite part was Dinghman's Falls, a natural waterfall area. Easy hike on a boardwalk-like path to reach the Falls. Quite lovely to see.

1  Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Tried to view from the different overlooks but either the views were overgrown,hard to get to or just not that impressive.Directions in both Pa. and N.J. are vague at best.

1  Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Visit a few years back.. Loved the hike to the water. The absolute best views and totally worth the trip.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 12 September 2017

If you are in the area you need to stop here. They have a variety of activities for many skill levels. Do your research, find what you like and can do, then do it.

1  Thank ttiottn1
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Have visited it many times and never get tired of its serenity. There are so many trails of different levels with creeks and Waterfalls. Would come back in a heartbeat!!!

1  Thank belochka25
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Located next to a large river it offers all sorts of water and nature activities. Families camp out especially on long weekends and you can see people floating on the water. Grilling food, playing ball and having fun. Large area available and many partake here....More

1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of family activities. We went to Smithfield and Turtle beaches as well as Dingmans Falls. All were great. Suggest Dingmans Falls as an alternative to the expensive Bushkill. We only stayed briefly and when kids are older would take advantage of more local amenities...More

1  Thank michelskt
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We visited the "Smithfield Beach" area where we parked (Fee for parking) and started walking from there. The area is well maintained and beautiful with picnic tables and very clean bathrooms. We did some hiking but we did not go into the water because the...More

1  Thank Alvin C
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31 August 2017|
Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
Edge of the woods was the outfitter we used. They were very nice and the trip was great. I recommend to get on the water early if you like to avoid the crowds!
Preetha K
21 August 2017|
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Response from ELFDUDE | Reviewed this property |
Smithfield Beach is amazing! They have a great bike path free the beach area as well!
Janice S
16 August 2017|
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Response from nopainjoe | Reviewed this property |
Tom is correct. There is nothing close to the trails to stay. I highly recommend Cherry Valley Manor Bed and Breakfast. About 20 minute drive to the trail. Great accommodations big breakfast to get you through the ride... More