James Farm Ecological Preserve, Ocean View

Owned by Sussex County and managed by the Delaware Center for the Inland Bay, the James Farm Ecological Preserve is an oasis of wild land on Indian River Bays, located near Bethany Beach on Cedar Neck Road.

(HOURS: Dawn - Dusk, 365 days / year)
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  • This is an easy walk that ends up along the water. The water is calm so perfect for small children. Also a good place to learn how to kayak or paddle board.  more »
  • I have been visiting this place for many years and have had many good experiences watching and photographing birds here. Although the name implies a preserve, I feel it is getting more and more like....  more »
  • A great place to swim and walk around. Trails in very good condition, and you can actually swim out very far until you cannot stand. You can see a lot of horseshoe crabs as well as other wildlife, like clams. Overall, I like this place a lot because it is a hidden gem, and not discovered by the public yet. A great place overall.
  • Great views. Wide paths. Maintained very well. Peaceful!

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