Cape Henlopen State Park features beaches that are popular with swimmers and sunbathers. There is a picnic pavilion, an 18-hole disc golf course, and basketball courts. Winter hunting is permitted in some areas of the park, and annual events such as the Kite Festival and the Halloween Fantasy Trail are also held there. The park also holds recreational programs, including natural history lectures, outdoor concerts, seaside fishing, and birdwatching, and offers year-round hiking and biking opportunities.

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Beach Review of Cape Henlopen State Park

Away Travel Expert: Sarah White
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BeachExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
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  • A great beach for those desiring to ditch the crowds at nearby Rehoboth.
  • The northern swimming area also features a modern bath house with showers, changing rooms, and a food concession.
  • Two designated swimming beaches provide lifeguard patrols between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. Umbrellas can be rented during the summer.

42 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, Delaware 19958
Parking: 8:00am until sunset daily
Price: Vehicle entry fees range from $3 to $8 a day

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (302) 645-8983
Price Information: Vehicle entry fees range from $3 to $8 a day
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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