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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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  • We walked the Gordon’s Pond trail this morning despite the chilly wind blowing. It was beautiful day and we saw many snow geese and wildlife. The prize was finding one of the colorful Lewes Seashells ...  more »
  • Cape Henlopen State Park is the best! It has so much to offer. The Atlantic Ocean, the beach, a concession stand (in summer only), playground, walking and biking paths, frisbee golf, a nature center a...  more »
  • Delaware State Park, buy an annual pass and enjoy clean beaches and great sights. Christmas time they have a light show that you drive through. Wonderful. Always clean and fun place  more »

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