Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
Transit in the Park 2013!
The Pocono Pony River Runner makes it easy to get around destinations in the DEWA National Recreation Area. Our transportation service provides portage for people, boats, bikes and more. Free service will operate each weekend from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day including Indpendence Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day.
The service is going start in Delaware Water Gap Borough and go to Dingmans Boat Launch and back.
The River Runner bus route provides access to Smithfield Beach, boat launches and hiking trails along the McDade Trail.
Refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page for our program. Riders entering "expanded fee" areas will not be charged the entry cost when using the River Runner bus. Please note - Parking and use of the lauch at Shawnee Inn is for guests of Shawnee Inn only.
Coming from Monroe County? Take the Delaware Water Gap Connector from MCTA in Swiftwater, Tannersville (Weis Market parking lot), Stroudsburg High School / Westgate (from the Dreher Avenue side) and take the bus directly to your drop off point.
Bring or Rent
Need a canoe or kayak? Kittatinny Canoes offer canoe and kayak rentals. Look for their booth across the street from the Dingman's Access. Need a bike? Edge of the Woods Outfitters will offer bike rentals at Smithfield Beach. For a list of outfitters in the DEWA NPS area, check the 800Poconos Website.
About the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
The DEWA NPS (Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area) spans two states (New Jersey and Pennsylvania), five counties and encompasses the length of the Delaware River from Milford, PA to just below Delaware Water Gap, PA.