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Smithfield Beach National Recreation Area

National Park Service Site

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Located off River Road, 3 miles north of Shawnee, PA, this National Park Service facility offers a guarded sand beach, paved boat ramp, parking for 270 vehicles, picnic area, water, trash disposal and restrooms. The site is part of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The 70,000-acre park follows 40 miles of the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River through the Delaware Water Gap. An NPS amenity fee of $10 per day per vehicle is charged from April through October.

The nearest access point upstream is at Poxono Island, 2 miles upriver. The next downriver access point is 2 miles to the Worthington State Forest access point in New Jersey.

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
1601 Elmerton Ave.
Harrisburg PA 17110