State Parks in Delaware (16)

Alapocas Run State Park
Wilmington, DE
Enjoy a leisure 0.7-mile-long hike through mature woodlands in the middle of the city. Look for native pawpaw trees and take in the sights and sounds of nature. The cliffs, made of blue rock gneiss,
Bellevue State Park
Wilmington, DE
Take a scheduled tour of this former DuPont family mansion, or explore the native and exotic plants and trees in the surrounding arboretum. The pond at Bellevue Explore the Pond Gather your bait and
Brandywine Creek State Park
Wilmington, DE
Brandywine Creek State Park is divided by grey stone walls that were built of local stone in the late 1800s, when the property was a dairy farm owned by the du Pont family. Three nature preserves are
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes, DE
When the current lands of the state of Delaware were granted to William Penn sometime after 1682, Penn proclaimed that Cape Henlopen and its natural resources were to be for the common usage of the ci
Delaware Seashore State Park
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Walk to the top of the Indian River Inlet bridge for an unforgettable view of where Delaware Seashore all comes together – the Atlantic ocean, Delaware’s inland bays, and miles of undeveloped coastlin
Fenwick Island State Park
Fenwick Isle, DE
Before the area became a park, the forces of nature constantly changed the narrow strip of barrier dunes between the Atlantic Ocean and Little Assawoman Bay, keeping the area wild and undeveloped. The
First State Heritage Park
Dover, DE
Join historical interpreters in 18th-century clothing as you walk through Dover’s historic Green and learn about the lives and times of the people who lived here across three centuries. Legislative H
Fort Delaware State Park
Delaware City, DE
The State of Delaware deeded Pea Patch Island, located in the Delaware River between Delaware and New Jersey, to the U.S. government in 1813, and construction of Fort Delaware was completed around 185
Fort DuPont State Park
Delaware City, DE
Fort DuPont State Park, named for Rear Admiral Samuel Francis du Pont, was an active military base from the Civil War through World War II. Following World War II, Fort DuPont was turned over to the S
Fox Point State Park
Wilmington, DE
The Delaware River has long been a working river, and Fox Point State Park provides front row seats for watching the river at work. With the shipping channel a scant hundred yards away, the view of tu
Holts Landing State Park
Dagsboro, DE
Historically, the shores of the inland bays were home to native Americans, who harvested seafood and hunted in the surrounding marshes and forests. After the European settlers arrived, agriculture dev
Killens Pond State Park
Felton, DE
The centerpiece of Killens Pond State Park, conveniently located in central Delaware, is the 66-acre millpond, which was established in the late 1700s. Before the pond was created, the Murderkill Rive
Lums Pond State Park
Bear, DE
Discover Delaware’s largest millpond! Witness spectacular views along this 6.4-mile trail that weaves through diverse habitats along the pond’s edge. Lums Pond State Park features bike trails for all
Trap Pond State Park
Laurel, DE
Take in the sights, sounds, and smells as you journey into the cypress swamp. Paddle a canoe or kayak down the Terrapin Branch Water Trail to get up close and personal with the baldcypress trees and t
White Clay Creek State Park
Newark, DE
The land that is today known as White Clay Creek State Park includes parts of the boundary line made famous by Mason and Dixon, who began their historic survey at “a post mark’d west,” a location that
Wilmington State Parks
Wilmington, DE
Find recreation, history, education, and sports and community events right in the heart of Wilmington. These parks are the perfect place to relax, hike, picnic, or just enjoy the beauty of the Brandyw