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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes

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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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  • My husband introduced me to Cape Henlopen almost 14 years ago on a daytrip when we were first dating! He would bring me down to Lewes, DE on special occasions about once a year for Sunday brunch at th...  more »
  • I really enjoy Cape Henlopen state park. I have done an organized 10K run here that started in Cape Henlopen and went out the Junction and Breakwater trail. I have started bike rides here. I have gone...  more »
  • very nice walk in this beautiful national park, you can expect to spend a few hours or else the day, in this case plan picnic and business of beach. If not to walk in the forest it is better to sneakers, you can also rent bikes on site. What is very original beaches reserved for fishermen who settled there with their big 4 x 4... those are the unheard of for us french!
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