State Parks near Rehoboth and the Delaware Beaches

 

A Trip to the Delaware Beaches Should Include the Four, Nearby State Parks
The scenic Delaware Beaches shoreline has been preserved by four state parks!

The scenic Delaware Beaches shoreline has been preserved by four state parks!

 

The state parks of our nation are important places that preserve an area’s original beauty. Often these locations are some of the only spots in a region that allow you to see what life was like before our country was developed, not to mention being some of the prettiest scenic spots. You can see gorgeous natural locales, amazing wildlife and pristine bodies of water.

The Beaches of Delaware are blessed to have four state parks located near their shores. So if you are here on vacation, or if you need a natural retreat, be sure to visit one of the incredible Delaware State Parks located along the coast. The beauty of the Delaware Beaches will inspire you with a love for this region, and will bring you back every year.

 

Coastal Delaware State Parks:

 

Cape Henlopen State Park
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958
(302) 645-8983
Website

 Formerly a military defense area called Fort Miles, Henlopen is now a popular attraction to visitors of the Delaware Beaches. When you come, not only can you learn about this rich history, but you will also enjoy the stunning shores and a plethora of fun activities.

Cape Henlopen State Park

Cape Henlopen State Park

Popular Activities Include:

•Swimming/Surfing
•Fishing
•Hiking the paved trail that loops the park and other dynamic nature trails
•Disc Golf/Basketball
•AND MORE!

 

Delaware Seashore State Park
39415 Inlet Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
(302) 227-2800
Website

Water in front and water behind. Delaware Seashore State Park is a barrier island surrounded by water—the Atlantic, Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay. Water activities are where it’s at here. Visit the stunning beaches for a perfect day in the sun.

Delaware Seashore State Park

Delaware Seashore State Park

Popular Activities:

•Kayaking
•Fishing
•Swimming/Surfing
•Educational Programs
•Hiking/Biking
•AND MORE!

Fenwick Island State Park
Route 1
Fenwick, DE 19971
(302) 227-2800
Website

During the busy summer months, the beaches of Delaware become crowded with tourists. But Fenwick Island provides an isolated retreat for those looking for a quieter stretch of surf. Enjoy the beautiful Atlantic in relative isolation.

Fenwick Island State Park Photo Credit: www.destateparks.com

Fenwick Island State Park
Photo Credit: www.destateparks.com

Popular Activities:

•Surfing
•Swimming
•Sunbathing
•Surf fishing
•AND MORE!

 

 

Holts Landing State Park
Road 346
Millville, DE 19967
(302) 227-2800
Website

Holts Landing showcases some of the most scenic coastal habitats—from the beach along the bay to the peaceful forests. The most popular feature is the lovely Indian River Bay. Its peaceful shores are a popular location for boating and water activities, fishing and picnicking.

Holts Landing State Park Photo Credit: www.destateparks.com

Holts Landing State Park
Photo Credit: www.destateparks.com

Popular Activities:

•Crabbing/Clamming
•Fishing
•Picnicking
•Primitive Camping (tent camping without all the amenities)
•Hiking trails
•Boating
•AND MORE!

 

If outdoor, adrenaline pumping activities appeal to you, CLICK HERE to read more things to do at the Delaware Beaches of Rehoboth, Dewey and Bethany, that will appeal to you.

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