Buchanan Trail (DWGNRA)

  • Hiking along the Dunnfield Creek Trail Delaware Water Gap NRA.


Dogs Yes

Fall Foliage

2.2 (miles)



~124 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

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The Buchanan Trail is an easy family friendly forest hike in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. This hike is located in the northern section of the park and has orange blazes. There is a restroom at the trailhead. The trail follows an old road trace. Hikers can expect thick forest and ample wildlife along the way. Hikers can head back to the trailhead the same way they came or take the Pond Loop back, which intersects the trail about 0.2 miles before it hits the Cliff Trail. For those looking for a longer day hike more than 8 miles of trails can be connected in the Cliff Park area. This trail is dog friendly, but your furry friends must be on leash. There is camping available nearby.


This trail is named after Buchanan Family who owned the land for nearly 200 hundred years from 1803 until 2002.

Red Tape

Entrance & Camping Fees
Contact: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area 1978 River Rd Bushkill, PA 18324

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