Cherry Creek Loop - Delaware Water Gap, PA

Many hikers seek places to get away from it all – to go deep into the woods or high up a mountain and escape civilization. But there’s nature and peace to be found in busy places, too.

Cherry Creek Loop is a 2.6-mile, easy hike near Delaware Water Gap, Pa. – a perfect example of an easily accessible place for people looking for a quick commune with nature.

Laid out along Route 80, Cherry Creek Loop passes over and under the busy highway. Yet the trail is cool, shady and dense with trees offering rich habitat for wildlife. Concrete stepping stones lead across Cherry Creek and into the 28.5-acre park where Cherry Creek, Brodhead Creek and the mighty Delaware River meet.


Latitude: 40.991708 Longitude: -75.139677 Elevation: 308 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
BWA Brodhead Watershed Association

Trail Distance

2.6 miles

Accessibility Notes

Trail is flat and easy, but does involve crossing a creek via stepping stones. The Township plans to make part of the trail wheelchair accessible, but as of July 2016, that is still in planning stages.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs allowed on leashes. Owners must pick up and carry out waste.


The entrance to the parking area was chained on a Sunday, early afternoon. When is the parking area open?

Nancy, 9/3/2017

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