We were lucky that the maps we used sent us to the parking area for Dingmans Creek Trail instead of to the Visitor’s Center. The Visitor’s Center was closed due to Covid during our April visit and the walk from the Visitor’s Center to the bottom of the falls is neither especially short nor especially scenic, whereas the walk from the parking lot to the falls via the Dingmans Creek Trail was a relaxing walk through the woods with the creek running alongside us during most of our hike.
After taking an easy hike on for about 20 minutes alongside the Dingmans Creek we got to the top of Dingmans Falls where we go our first view of the majestic waterfall cascading down. The spring is usually the best time to visit waterfalls as they generally swell up from the many rains and melted snow.
We then headed down the many many steps and around to the bottom of the magnificent waterfall. After snapping lots of pictures we sat on the bench across from the waterfall and just enjoyed the view. We were mesmerized by the second highest waterfall in Pennsylvania.
After enjoying the site of the rushing water we headed back up the many steps and retraced our path in the woods back to our car.
I couldn’t believe that there is no entrance fee for visiting Dingmans Falls when many less impressive waterfalls charge an admission fee.
Posted: July 7, ’21
Information, prices and hours posted here are current as of the posted or updated date. It is advisable to call ahead or check online to confirm hours and prices.
Dingmans Falls Visitors Center:
224 Dingmans Falls Road
Delaware Township, PA 18328
Dingmans Creek Trail:
Parking is at the end of Doodle Hollow Road in Dingmans Ferry, PA
Phone Number-Visitor’s Center:
Approximate Distance from:
Brooklyn Bridge: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Lakewood: 2 hours
Monsey: 1 hour, 30 minutes