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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes

4.7
#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. Using our international travel planner, Lewes attractions like Cape Henlopen State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 14, 2017
    My family loves going to this beach each year. We always find a new area to explore and also hit our favorite areas, like the main beach and the towers. $10 for the whole day is a great value for my f...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    The State of Delaware has wonderful parks and this is exception. It was a $10 entrance fee each day for 2 adults and one dog and worth every penny. If you have a dog they are allowed on leash at Herri...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    For $10 entrance fees, there really isn't a whole lot to do. The nature center is small, but inter sting. We toured the Fort Mills area. See my review.  more »

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