Stretching across 70,000 acres of land is the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Essentially a nature lover’s paradise, “the gap” or Delaware River consists of stunning waterfalls, breathtaking hiking trails, immaculate mountaintops, and historical sights. Resting on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, this scenic destination also offers a variety of activities such as, swimming, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, rock climbing and much more.
For the active traveller, The Delaware Water Gap is one of Stroudsburg’s most popular places to explore, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Our hotel near the Delaware Water Gap takes great joy in offering comfortable lodgings, convenient amenities, and a location so close, that we are just a short 10 minute drive away for all those who wish to visit the recreation area.
Trace the steps of some of America’s first settlers and discover the long history of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area! From a variety of 17th and 18th-century farmhouses to mills, Millbrook Village, Village of Bevans, and Old Mine Road, self-guided tours are offered for those looking to learn the interesting past surrounding the area. However, touring the vast grounds of the recreation area can take visitors some time. For those looking for places to stay near the Delaware Water Gap, Pocono’s Plaza Hotel has you covered. With cozy accommodations and an exceptional customer service team, our hotel is ready to house guests looking for a place to stay while they discover and explore the area.
And where there’s stunning scenery there’s the nature lover. The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area features a stunning stretch of blissful views, wildlife sightings, hiking challenges, and countless trails with the main one being the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Extending from Springer Mountain, Georgia, to Mt. Katahdin in Baxter State Park, Maine, this 2,174 mile long trail and its vast landscapes are simply not one to be missed.
Book at our hotel near the Delaware Water Gap today and begin your adventure of a lifetime through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area!
Headquarters Building Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
There is no additional fee to visit the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, but park areas such as, Milford Beach, Dingmans, Bushkill, Smithfield, Watergate Recreation Site, and Turtle Beach do charge an amenity fee from April through to October.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Season Passes
Season Pass: $45
A second Season Pass registered with the same name and address: $25
A third Season Pass registered with the same name and address: $12.50
Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule