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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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  • Cape Henlopen State Park in the most beautiful spot in the entire state of Delaware. It is beach front on th Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay. It has excellent walking / biking trails.. The beach i...  more »
  • Beautiful place to paddle board or kayak with dolphins in abundance. Too crowded on weekends, but state park beach is great during the week. Play or fish in the ocean. Kayak with dolphins when they sw...  more »
  • Safe, clean beaches and bath houses with a variety of locations within the park to fit your style -- main beach with shower house for families, surfing and fishing areas for adults and quiet areas wit...  more »