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Closed for 2018 Season

After a horrible snow storm in February/March, much of the county was left powerless and in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura C
Milford, Pennsylvania
Love Childs Park

Have been to Child's Park many times. Decent amount of parking with bathrooms located in the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
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Silver Lake Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a horrible snow storm in February/March, much of the county was left powerless and in disarray, trees down everywhere. The local parks and waterfall hikes have been closed for the year and are scheduled to reopen mid 2019

2  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Have been to Child's Park many times. Decent amount of parking with bathrooms located in the parking lot. A few different trails with beautiful waterfalls. The best part is that this is a free park. Would definitely recommend!!!

Thank Coastal796406
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A very nice park. Really good for a family to depend some time together while enjoying Pennsylvania beauty. Unfortunately I, due to the winter's the park is closed in 2018 until further notice.

3  Thank Tatyana M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Although the park is officially closed we ventured in for a short hike recently. The carnage of recent storms is fully evident with trees knocked down like dominos all over the park and, as yet, no clear-up operation in sight. It is still possible to...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Several winter storms have left major destruction of all areas of Childs Park and its 3 waterfalls. The NPS says it will take years to recover from the devastation. If you are in the area Raymondskill Falls, 10 min drive, is open. It has paths,...More

10  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A great park for a hike and a picnic. I live right around the corner. Unfortunately, because of the 2018 blizzard that we experienced, the park is closed indefinitely.

1  Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Unfortunately the park is closed this summer due to the decimating storm but every childhood summer was spent here.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lots and lots of waterfalls on a very easy hike. There are some roots and branches to climb over but nothing major. It's a great hike for young and old and you see a ton of waterfalls. My kids had a blast. Parking fills up...More

1  Thank Shira S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This place used to great. Had two parking spots and a nice hike. But they recently redid it. Now it has one parking spot. All the way at the top of the trail away from the falls. They made it to accommodate people who come...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The storm damage to this set of falls is severe. The park is closed. We ventured down the path a bit and saw trees down everywhere. They looked like toothpicks thrown around. They crashed onto the man made stairs and destroyed the gazebo that had...More

2  Thank TwoaYear
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magoo b
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Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Swimming is prohibited. There are tons of signs. There are no lifeguards and no beaches, lots of slippery rocks. That being said, many people wade and hope no park ranger catches them!
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Response from happytraveler1951 | Reviewed this property |
You used to be able to bring your dogs now they are not allowed and there is a sign telling you that. I admit that we often see people with their dogs and if you don't run into a ranger which is a rarity there is no one to... More