A Trip to the Delaware Beaches Should Include the Four, Nearby 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
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.
Popular Activities Include:
•Hiking the paved trail that loops the park and other dynamic nature trails
Delaware Seashore State Park
39415 Inlet Road
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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.
Fenwick Island State Park
Fenwick, DE 19971
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.
Holts Landing State Park
Millville, DE 19967
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.
•Primitive Camping (tent camping without all the amenities)
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.