Fort DuPont State Park is a Delaware state park located in Delaware City, Delaware. Fort DuPont itself, named after Rear Admiral Samuel Francis duPont, was used as a military base from the Civil War through World War II, and was part of a three fort defense system along with Fort Delaware and Fort Mott, with the purpose of protecting the Delaware River and the city of Philadelphia from naval attacks from 1897 through 1942. Fort DuPont State Park is situated along the Delaware River and Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.Our Delaware City trip itinerary maker app makes visiting Fort DuPont State Park and other Delaware City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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We walked from the Fort Delaware shop to Fort DuPont State park, across 5th bridge, through the loop in the park and back to town. Loved the old abandoned buildings of the former military base and... more »
We love the area along the C&D canal it's great for rock hunting
On crowds. Nice grass walking trail.
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