National Park Service, Pennsylvania.
Paddlers float between low forested mountains; anglers wade the trout streams; hikers scan the valley from the ridges, or peer into the 1000-foot-deep Water Gap. This valley has been home to humans for over 10,000 years. Floodplains nourished the Native farmer; waterfalls drew the Victorian vacationer. seeking peace. Today, this 70,000+ acre park welcomes those who seek the outdoors close to home.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a long, narrow park that sits between two major interstates, I-80 at the south and I-84 at the north. US 209 is the main north/south road through the park on the Pennsylvania side and Old Mine Road is the main north/south road though the park on the New Jersey side.