Wildfires Close Some Trails in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Date: 
08/13/2010
Source: 
National Park Service

Note: All trails are open again as of noon on Saturday the 14th.

Larry Wheelock

 

From National Park Service website on 8-9-2010 http://www.nps.gov/dewa/index.htm :

A wildfire burning within Worthington State Forest has resulted in hiking trail closures within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, which adjoins the state forest.


The following trails are closed until further notice to ensure public and firefighter safety:

  • Kaiser Trail - the 2 mile trail is closed from the trailhead on Old Mine Road to the Appalachian Trail.
  • Coppermine Trail - the 1.8 mile trail is closed from the trailhead on Old Mine Road to the Appalachian Trail at Camp Road.
  • Appalachian Trail - the trail is closed from the Mohican Outdoor Center south to Holly Spring. Hikers will follow alternate routes along nearby roads. The Appalachian Trail is open from the Dunnfield Creek trailhead north to Holly Spring.