Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area - Hiking
Updated: Limited services available. Visit responsibly - Most park trails and boat launches are open, but some restrooms are closed and services are limited. Law enforcement is on duty. All park regulations apply. Visit this park webpage for more details.
Hike to scenic overlooks, waterfalls and river views in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DWGNRA). The 70,000-acre park is laced with hiking trails of varying distance and difficulty. Some, like the McDade Recreational Trail, are packed gravel with easy segments, while others, like the Milford Knob Trail, are challenging with big rewards. Both the Milford Knob Trail and the nearby Cliff Trail offer spectacular views after moderate ascents. The storied Appalachian Trail runs through the park, offering panoramic vistas from Mount Minsi, a popular spot for a strenuous walk. Hikers enjoy the DWGNRA in every season. Dozens of trails are open and ready for exploration. Visit the park website for details including length, rating and scenic highlights.