Become a Friend today, and help protect tomorrow...

Become a Friend today, and help

protect tomorrow...

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a not-for-profit park conservancy group

Did you know that 2018 is the 50th anniversary of our

national trails and river systems? 

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Winter Storm Damage 2018:


After two devastating back-to-back winter storms, the park is facing years of recovery due to toppled trees and damaged trails. Donations like yours help fund special projects, while volunteers help spread the positive message of the park.
































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For the most up to date conditions in the park, please visit Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area's Facebook page and website.

Since the founding of the National Park Service in 1916, national park units across the country have offered something unforgettable and beautiful to visitors. 

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DWGNRA) is one of these unforgettable places. With over 200 miles of trails, 40 miles of untouched riverfront, and historical buildings around every corner, visitors are bound to find their own connection to this special stretch of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Visionaries from all walks of life have helped make the National Park Service the beacon of conservation that it is today. Be a part of that legacy here at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Join Friends, and help protect this pristine park for future generations.

of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

The park needs help, now more than ever.

Being a Friend isn't just about donating time and money. It's also about getting outside and having a great time! Discover a new trail, or meet a new friend. 


Hike the Appalachian Trail, and paddle the Middle Delaware Scenic River's winding path through the park.


Be a part not just of  Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, but also the National Park Service community across the nation.