Mount Tammany (via Delaware Water Gap)

Location: Northwestern New Jersey
Trip Starts: Dunnfield Parking Area
Trip Ends: Dunnfield Parking Area
Total Distance: 4 miles
Hike Type: Roundtrip, Loop Hike
Hike Difficulty: Moderate
Trails Used: Appalachian, Blue-Blazed Trail, Red Dot Trails
Trail Traffic: Moderate
Trip Type: Day or Overnight Hike
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Delaware Water Gap
National Recreation Area
Bushkill, PA 18324


This loop hike begins at the Dunnfield parking area just off I-80 near the Delaware Water Gap NRA visitor’s center. The route follows the Blue Blazed Trail (which shares the first 0.3 miles with the Appalachian Trail) for to the top of Mt. Tammany after 2.5 miles. The Blue Blazed Trail ends at the summit, but you can follow the Red Dot Trail (also known as the Mt. Tammany Trail) back down to the parking area. This hike begins with a pleasant walk along a stream then makes a slow and gradual 1250 foot ascent to Mt. Tammany which has outstanding 180 degree views of the gap and the Delaware River. It can be hiked in either direction but is probably easiest if walked clockwise (which is described here.)

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