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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes

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#1 of 42 in Parks in Delaware
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. Plan to see Cape Henlopen State Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Lewes trip itinerary planner .
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  • Beautiful park, so much to explore! If you only have a day, best to go in with your bike to see it all. Trail around Gordons Pond is wonderful for the bird watcher, 2 Bald Eagles roosting in the tree ...  more »
  • We were in Rehoboth Beach for a long weekend and found these trails within cycling distance of our hotel. Beautiful scenic overlooks where we actually spotted several whales.  more »
  • We love the Oceanside beach. There's a bath house with all services in season. It's a gorgeous sand beach with very clean water. There's a little nature center with free bikes available on a first com...  more »

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