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Tucked within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, the small town caters to those exploring the great outdoors. Businesses lining Main Street offer river trips, biking, kayaking and other recreational pursuits. One of the access points to the Appalachian Trail is near Main Street off Mountain Road; from the trailhead, hikers can venture to the top of Mount Minsi for a panorama of the Delaware Water Gap.
The Antoine Dutot Museum & Gallery, open 1-5 on weekends from Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day, presents local history displays and art exhibits in a mid-19th-century brick schoolhouse; phone (570) 476-4240 for information. In early September, the Celebration of the Arts presents a weekend of jazz performances in a hillside amphitheater and at various venues throughout town; phone (570) 424-2210.
The Delaware River Scenic Drive, just outside town heading south on SR 611, affords views of the river cutting through an Appalachian Mountain ridge, known as a water gap. Drivers can pull off at Resort Point Overlook, Point of Gap Overlook and Arrow Island Overlook to enjoy the verdant scenery.
A Pennsylvania State Welcome Center providing local information is situated on Broad Street near its intersection with River Road.
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Water Gap Country Club
288 Mountain Rd. Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
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Deer Head Inn
5 Main St (SR 611). Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
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