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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes
(4.7/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
With a 24-hour fishing pier and nearby campgrounds, Cape Henlopen State Park attracts seaside nature enthusiasts. The rest of the park has set hours, morning to sunset, for activities like playing disc golf, horseback riding, kayaking, and swimming. Head to the northern beach, which features a modern bathhouse with showers, changing rooms, and a snack bar. You can also explore the park on one of the many bicycle and walking paths. If you'd like to get up close to local fish and learn more about the park's habitats, stop by the Seaside Nature Center. Entrance to the park is free in the off-season, and a fee is charged per vehicle during the peak summer months. Using our international travel planner, Lewes attractions like Cape Henlopen State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I have lived here for years and have enjoyed going to this park for years. However in recent years( summers) I limit my visits to the park because of the rude people that are visiting this park. They ...  more »
  • in the spring and summer, i am in the park almost every day. I bike from cape to Rehoboth and back to Lewes on the parks trails. You can also walk and bird watch. Best park in the area! 
  • The state park boasts one of the best beaches, and fun places to explore. Walking up to the top of the observation towers, or exploring old army bunkers are fun things to do with a family. Taking a bi...  more »