Appalachian Trail: Delaware River Bridge to Millbrook-Blairstown Road

Start where the Delaware River pours through Kittatinny Ridge to explore this 13.3-mile trek of a wooded ridgeline that runs past a glacial pond and a 60-foot fire tower.
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Start where the Delaware River pours through Kittatinny Ridge to explore this 13.3-mile trek of a wooded ridgeline that runs past a glacial pond and a 60-foot fire tower.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 21.4

Waypoints

WPT053

Location: 41.0319519042969, -74.9985809326172

Trail to campsite

WPT004

Location: 41.0202827453613, -75.0230484008789

Grassy area with views of reservoir

WPT018

Location: 40.9731674194336, -75.126335144043

Dunnfield Brook

WPT011

Location: 41.0051651000977, -75.0683517456055

Turquoise Trail

WPT006

Location: 41.0174827575684, -75.0356979370117

AT turns W where Kaiser Trail turns E. View of Delaware River. Bird watchers set up a fake owl to encourage the passing pirds of prey to swoop down for close-up views.

WPT051

Location: 41.0395164489746, -74.9851684570312

Rattlesnake Swamp Trail (orange blazes). View S of Yards Creek Reservoir

WPT003

Location: 41.0230674743652, -75.0162353515625

Trail to campsite

WPT042

Location: 41.0549850463867, -74.9634017944336

Fire road

WPT022

Location: 40.9710502624512, -75.1261367797852

Parking

WPT043

Location: 41.0546836853027, -74.964714050293

AT turns E

WPT021

Location: 40.9717826843262, -75.1245346069336

AT makes big U-turn under I-80

WPT005

Location: 41.0188331604004, -75.0311508178711

Kaiser Trail (blue line plastic blaze)

WPT049

Location: 41.0442657470703, -74.9768295288086

Panoramic views to the S from ridge

ZZZ039

Location: 41.0590667724609, -74.9640197753906

Millbrook-Blairstown Rd./CR 602

WPT010

Location: 41.0093994140625, -75.053352355957

Stream

WPT002

Location: 41.0261650085449, -75.0091018676758

Views from ridge

WPT017

Location: 40.9754981994629, -75.1229629516602

Dunnfield Creek Trail

WPT020

Location: 40.9720687866211, -75.1257934570312

Turn R into parking lot and head to the far left corner (roadwalk)

WPT013

Location: 41.0044174194336, -75.0716171264648

Sunfish Pond; rock cairn art

WPT024

Location: 40.9702339172363, -75.1296157836914

Info building and parking

WPT015

Location: 40.9995498657227, -75.0900192260742

Douglas Trail and Backpacker Campsite

ZZZ026

Location: 40.9821472167969, -75.1376800537109

Turn R to cross Delaware River on Delaware Toll Bridge. Leave PA and enter NJ

WPT009

Location: 41.0140151977539, -75.0444641113281

Telephone line

WPT045

Location: 41.052417755127, -74.9671325683594

AT turns L down fire road briefly before turning R into the woods

WPT040

Location: 41.0572509765625, -74.9647979736328

Stream and telephone line

WPT016

Location: 40.9856986999512, -75.1103134155274

Holly Spring Trail

WPT025

Location: 40.974681854248, -75.1346817016602

Ramp

WPT048

Location: 41.0476150512695, -74.9723663330078

Catfish Fire Tower. AT joins fire road. Look for where the white blazes veer W off road in .15 mi.

WPT054

Location: 41.0322685241699, -75.0049667358398

AT turn E with camp road to the AMC Mohican Outdoor Center (in gap). Cross Yards Creek

DSCF0637

Location: 41.0442657470703, -74.9768295288086

DSCF0650

Location: 41.0394325256348, -74.9851837158203

DSCF0666

Location: 41.0260696411133, -75.0089797973633

DSCF0726

Location: 41.0044326782227, -75.0723648071289

DSCF0736

Location: 40.9755172729492, -75.1230850219726

Views from Kittatinny Ridge in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

Location: 41.0394325256348, -74.9851837158203