This river access point, located near the southern terminus of Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, is well-known for its serene, flat water. Beautiful reflections play across the surface of the river, making it a wonderful location for photography and river viewing. The mostly calm waters in this area (officially designated as the Middle Delaware River National Scenic and Recreational River) provide the perfect opportunity for paddlers all of all experience levels to test their skills.
There is no fee to enter Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. However, Expanded amenity fees are charged April through October at the following developed areas in the park.
Milford Beach (in Pennsylvania)
Dingmans Access (in Pennsylvania)
Bushkill Access (in Pennsylvania)
Smithfield Beach (in Pennsylvania)
Watergate Recreation Site (in New Jersey)
Turtle Beach (in New Jersey)
Expanded Amenity Fee Schedule
No fee is charged for those who are dropping off or picking up people from the river access ramps and those walking through Smithfield Beach on McDade Recreational Trail. Expanded Amenity Fees are not covered by America the Beautiful Annual Pass. However, holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes, and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on the Expanded Amenity Fees.
Private vehicle (up to 7 persons): $10.00 per vehicle
Vehicles with 8 or more adults (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person
Pedestrian (age 16 or older): $1.00 per person
Season passes can be purchased at park headquarters. Holders of the America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes and National Park Service Golden Age and Golden Access Passes are eligible for a 50% discount on season passes.
Season Pass: $45
A second Season Pass registered to the same name and address: $25
A third Season Pass registered to the same name and address: $12.50
For More Information
Call (570) 426-2434 for more information about fees and passes.