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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

This park preserves 40 miles of the middle Delaware River and almost 70,000 acres of land along the river's New Jersey and Pennsylvania shores. At the south end of the park, the river cuts eastward through the Appalachian Mountains at the scenic Delaware Water Gap. A one-day auto tour of the park can include waterfalls, rural scenery, and historic Millbrook Village. Visitors can also canoe, hike, camp, swim, picnic, bicycle, crosscountry ski, and horseback ride. Fishing and hunting are permitted in season with state licenses.

Plane - Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown PA, 65 miles southwest: 888-FLY-LVIA, 610-266-6000

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, Avoca PA, 65 miles west: (570) 457-3445

Newark International Airport, Newark NJ, 70 miles east: (973) 961-6000

Car - New York City NY is 70 miles east; Philadelphia PA is 90 miles south; Scranton PA is 50 miles west.

The north end of the park is at Milford PA, 5 miles from the NY/NJ border at Port Jervis NY. From points northeast, north, and northwest, take Interstate 84 to PA Exit 46. Follow Route 6 east 2 miles to Milford, and take Route 209 south to enter the north end of the park.

The south end of the park is along Interstate 80 at the town of Delaware Water Gap PA. From points southeast, south, and southwest, connect to Interstate 80.

For Kittatinny Point Visitor Center and to enter the New Jersey side of the park: WESTBOUND on Interstate 80 take NJ Exit 1 and bear left 500 yards, or EASTBOUND on Interstate 80 take the first e