Canoes at the Water Gap, Kittatinny Point, NJ
Canoes at the Water Gap, Kittatinny Point, NJ

Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Old Mine Rd. Hardwick, NJ 07832

Property Description

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.



  • Swimming

General Information:

  • Beach Badge Fee


  • Beach on River