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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes

4.8
#1 of 75 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. Plan to see Cape Henlopen State Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Lewes trip itinerary planner .
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  • Great place to bike or walk...beaches are incredible...dolphins abound in the morning hours...very clean...well maintained...Fort Miles was so interesting to learn about. Views, views, views...very pl...  more »
  • got my surf tags and next day I was fishing on the sand and loving every minute of it !!! Only bad thing about it was younger kids getting loud from drinking too much....where were the parents?  more »
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  • My husband and I went here based on other TripAdvisor reviews to hunt for sea glass. Found none, the weather was incredibly windy, but we spotted some unique distinctive shells and pet a sting ray :)
  • Fishing pier there. Great when certain fishes are running. Right now striped bass are still being caught as they migrate back to Chesapeake Bay. They will return in the spring when water temperature rise to 54 degrees. The female bass move into rivers and backwaters to spawn.

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