Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

  • Overview

    The Delaware Water Gap encompasses nearly 70,000 acres of breathtaking scenery along 40 miles of the Delaware River, which winds through the Appalachian Mountains.

    The park features waterfalls and many outdoor activities, including canoeing, hiking, camping, swimming, biking, cross-country skiing, fishing and more.

    Turtle Beach is located six miles north of i-80 on Old Mine Road. This area offers a grassy beach complete with picnic tables and restrooms. Lifeguards are on duty weekends from mid-June through August.

    Fees (Watergate Recreation Site and Turtle Beach): Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from April through October.

  • Amenities

    • Beach Badge Fee
    Activities
    • Swimming
    Location
    • Beach on River
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • Hot Dog Johnny's
        12.9 MI
        908-453-2882 View >
      • Black Forest Inn
        20.8 MI
        973-347-3344 View >
    •  Lodging

      • Camp Taylor Campground
        2.7 MI
        908-496-4333 View >
      • Worthington State Forest
        2.8 MI
        908-841-9575 View >
      • The RoseMary Inn
        4.2 MI
        908-496-8855 View >
      • Mohican Outdoor Center
        5.4 MI
        908-362-5670 View >
      • TripleBrook RV & Camping Resort
        7.7 MI
        908-459-4079 View >
      • Delaware River Family Campground
        8.3 MI
        908-475-4517 View >
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    •  Activities

      • Worthington State Forest
        2.8 MI
        908-841-9575 View >
      • Lakota Wolf Preserve
        2.9 MI
        908-496-9244 View >
      • Brook Hollow Winery
        3.7 MI
        908-496-8200 View >
      • Mohican Outdoor Center
        5.4 MI
        908-362-5670 View >
      • Kayak East
        5.5 MI
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      • Jersey Ridge Soaring
        5.8 MI
        908-362-1239 View >
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