Primitive by present standards, it was a major undertaking in its day, and legends of the road and its Dutch miners have persisted for over two centuries.
Winter solstice: For a special treat, on the first day of winter, pull over into the grassy overflow parking area just across Dunnfield Creek.
Flood damage sometimes obstructs part of the road that closely follows the river's contour.
Today the old railbed is used as the Karamac hiking trail.
Past the light, the single-lane road seems to hang from the edge of the cliff, indicating how difficult travel once was around the mountain.
In the 1600s Dutch miners discovered copper ore in a beautiful ravine located about seven miles north of the Delaware Water Gap.
To access the ore and to transport it to Kingston, New York, they constructed a road, now known as the Old Mine Road.