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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Three Mountain Ponds Trail :: Layton, NJ

What you’ll find on this hike is great diversity. Each body of water is unique, and along the rim of each of these fascinating habitats—Long Pine Pond, Crater Lake, and Hemlock Pond—lies another world teeming with life. Salamanders, frogs, insects, a

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area/ (AT) Appalachian Trail (Hike-In Campground) :: Delaware Water Gap, NJ

Setting up camp in the Delaware Water Gap along the Appalachian Trail isn’t something you do on a whim. You can’t park your car nearby, lug your gear up a hill, drag along the cooler, and erect a tent. No, camping along the Appalachian Trail in New J

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (Canoe-In Campground) :: Delaware Water Gap, NJ

The shallow, gentle Delaware River hardly seems powerful enough to wash away a sandbar, much less a chunk of mountain. But centuries ago, this unassuming body of water carved an 1,100-foot-deep, 3-mile-long gorge out of the solid rock of the Kittatin

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area :: Bushkill, PA

Now this is what the Appalachian Trail is supposed to feel like. This hike begins at the Lake Lenape trailhead, just out of the town of Delaware Water Gap. The drive to the parking area takes you past long-distance backpackers, kayakers, rafters, and

Mcdade Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Mcdade Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Pike County, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 22.0 miles long and begins at 392 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 41.2 miles with a total elevation g

Cliff Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Cliff Trail is a hiking trail in Dingman Township, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 931 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 60

Appalachian Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Appalachian Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Delaware Water Gap, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Stokes State Forest. It is 25.3 miles long and begins at 317 feet altitude. Travel

Brook Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Brook Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Stokes State Forest. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 471 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.0 mi

Woods Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Woods Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Stokes State Forest and Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 1,310 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is thre

Buttermilk Falls Trail (blue) :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Buttermilk Falls Trail (blue) is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 424 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevati

Mt. Minsi Fire Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Mt. Minsi Fire Road is a hiking and horse trail in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 503 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total

Rattlesnake Swamp Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Rattlesnake Swamp Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 1,208 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation g

Rattlesnake Swamp Connector Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Rattlesnake Swamp Connector Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,479 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total e

Mt. Tammany Fire Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Mt. Tammany Fire Road is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 1,566 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.9 miles with a total elevation gai

Orange Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Orange Trail is a hiking trail in Sussex County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 1,377 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 58

Green Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Green Trail is a hiking trail in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 530 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain of

Coppermine Trail (Red) :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Coppermine Trail (Red) is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 329 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Turquoise Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Turquoise Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is a mile long and begins at 1,385 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 167

Holly Spring Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Holly Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 971 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total elevation gain of

Red Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Red Trail is a hiking trail in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 495 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 65

Larson Drive :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Larson Drive is a hiking trail in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 690 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of

Far View Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Far View Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 450 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 628

Sunfish Pond Fire Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Sunfish Pond Fire Road is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 1,511 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.7 miles with a total elevation ga

Blue Dot Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Blue Dot Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 1,516 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 97

Beaver Swamp Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Beaver Swamp Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 1,187 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain o

Kaiser Connector :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Kaiser Connector is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 470 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 27

Garvey Spring Trail (Orange) :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Garvey Spring Trail (Orange) is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,403 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation

Red Dot Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Red Dot Trail is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 322 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,141

Kaiser Trail (Blue) :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, NJ

Kaiser Trail (Blue) is a hiking trail in Warren County, New Jersey. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 393 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of

Totts Gap Road :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Totts Gap Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Northampton County and Monroe County, Pennsylvania. It is within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,267 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is

Appalachian National Scenic Trail :: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA

Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a hiking trail in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania. It is within State Game Land No. 168, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, State Game Land No. 217, and State Game Land No. 106. It is 54.6 miles long and begins a

Delaware Water Gap :: Layton, NJ

Sometimes it is difficult to believe that the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is actually a part of New Jersey. The rich mountain landscapes; the cool, crisp air; the thick forests; and the abundant wildlife make the Delaware Water Gap se

Lower Hornbecks Falls :: Bushkill, PA

This is an enjoyable trek from the moment you leave the trailhead until you reach Lower Hornbecks Falls, a mighty cascade with a mighty plunge pool. Visit a second, smaller fall before turning around. Set in a deeply wooded valley in the Delaware Wat

Dingmans Falls, Silverthread Falls :: Bushkill, PA

Enjoy two tall yet completely different cataracts on this jaunt up lower Dingmans Creek at a historic Pocono tourist destination in operation since the 1880s, now managed by the National Park Service as part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreat

Delaware Water Gap Scenic Drive: From Portland, PA, to Grey Towers (outside Milford) :: Portland, PA

This 38.2-mile linear drive pursues the Pennsylvania shore of the unfettered Delaware River upstream through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (NRA) to the charming old grace of Milford. Special attractions: Delaware Water Gap NRA; Grey T

Dingmans Falls :: Milford, PA

Dingmans Falls is one of the top three waterfalls in Pennsylvania. This hike takes you to the falls and then through a hemlock forest alongside a pristine stream to three more waterfalls and the ruins of a once-thriving mill. This hike is located w

Appalachian Mountain Club’s Mohican Outdoor Center—Catfish Pond :: Millbrook, NJ

Abundant wildlife around a remote and scenic lake in the rugged Kittatinny Mountains along the Appalachian Trail is yours to enjoy for the day. Looking like a long-sleeved mitt, Catfish Pond sits atop the Kittatinny Mountain ridge within the 15,000-a

Tumbling Waters :: Dingmans Ferry, PA

This waterfall hike follows a nature trail looping through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, starting at the Pocono Environmental Education Center. Here you walk wooded uplands past ponds and along quiet wooded ridges before dropping t

Hackers Falls :: Bushkill, PA

This is one of the least visited—yet still popular—waterfalls along waterfall-rich Raymondskill Creek. Jump off and on old pre-park roads on a well-signed track leading to powerful fan-shaped Hackers Falls. From here, you can backtrack through pl

Raymondskill Falls :: Bushkill, PA

Make a short loop to see Pennsylvania’s highest waterfall, tumbling through the Poconos at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The walk leads from the parking area to the top of 150-foot Raymondskill Falls, then the well-constructed trail cu

The Gap Cruise :: Newark, NJ

The Delaware Water Gap is a cut in the Appalachian Mountains where the Delaware River traverses the ridge. The river in this area is surrounded by the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, which comprises more than 70,000 acres of unspoiled wi

Dingmans Falls :: Milford, PA

This is a fun hike and a great place to be on a hot summer day.Wooden walkways, steps, and a series of wooden footbridges lead through the bottom of a deep hemlock ravine to two dramatic and distinctly different waterfalls, where the mist and the sha

Millbrook Village and Van Campens Glen :: Hardwick, NJ

The fertile bottomlands of the Upper Delaware River Valley have been shaped by farm life for untold generations. Native Americans cultivated pumpkins, squash, beans, and maize in the soft soils of riverside plots. Dutch farmers settled here in the ea

Mount Tammany :: Jacksonburg, NJ

The Kittatinny Ridge (meaning “Endless Mountain” in the Lenape Native American language) comes to an abrupt, spectacular end at Mount Tammany. The 1,527-foot ridge plunges 1,200 feet into the Delaware Water Gap. This river gorge, one of New Jersey’s

Deleware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Mount Tammany Trail :: Columbia, NJ

You’ll huff and puff hiking up the steep, rocky trail to Mount Tammany’s summit, but the reward is a spectacular view of the Delaware Water Gap, Mount Minsi, and surrounding farmland. Plan on frequent rest stops on the way up and be sure to carry amp

Deleware Water Gap National Recreation Area: Dunnfield Creek Circular Trail :: Columbia, NJ

More than 2.5 million people are drawn to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area each year. Most go directly to the Kittatinny Point Visitor Center, where they can enjoy a leisurely picnic or views of the scenic Delaware River. Hikers, howev

Camp Taylor Campground :: Columbia, NJ

Set on a remote hillside on the ridge of the Kittatinny Mountains, this private campground offers an unusual and appealing mix of attractions. Camp Taylor’s wooded hillside tenting area, with primitive sites that are both spacious and shaded, is only

Old Mine Road Run :: Columbia, NJ

The Old Mine Road Run is a sister tour of the Delaware Water Gap tour. Both are located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Both are particularly scenic rides along the Delaware River. But where the Delaware Water Gap tour is a loop t