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Cape Henlopen State Park

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Address: 42 Cape Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: 302-645-6852
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Description: This oceanside state park comprises 155 campsites and the Seaside Nature...
This oceanside state park comprises 155 campsites and the Seaside Nature Center.
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Good beach choice

Good beach experience. Costs 10 bucks to get in after 10am but that just thins the herd that ends up in Rehoboth.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Springs, Pa.
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Springs, Pa.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Good beach experience. Costs 10 bucks to get in after 10am but that just thins the herd that ends up in Rehoboth.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Quiet and free from crowds during the week days. A beautiful area without boardwalks or other commercial establishments.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We have camped here for many years. We love being able to wake up and be at the beach w/in minutes. However the one problem has always been the lack of bath houses and the way they were maintained. Well not this year! They built 2 new ones with private showers. So much better. Truly made camping there 100% better.

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Dover, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

First time here and it won't be the last BUT DO NOT BUY THE FOOD - not sure what they make the burger out of but it certainly can not be beef - or could it - YIKES - for the price it should be beef!

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We go to this lovely beach several times a week and love it! What a great use of taxpayers money for resident/non resident enjoyment. It is pristene, safe and very beautiful.

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Washington, DC.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing vista and natural setting of one of the finest parks on the East coast and State of Delaware. One can grill out on the beach (no open fires without a permit) but you can use a "Webber." Open liquor no problem but please carry out your trash--and please respect the dunes. There are birds laying eggs in the dunes... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We camped with a fee but it was a very relaxing wonderful time. Great place to bike around the park & access to the long stretch of the beach & it even gets better when we reached the ferry station & to the small town Lewes. No need to drive & park!

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The waves are great for playing in. The sand isn't dirty. There are plenty of paths around the park to talk around or bike. Just great for a family day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We came hear because of dog being permitted. It did not dissapoint! Worth the entry fee. Enjoyed the walking trails, which would be great via biike, too. Free bikes available for use, including tandem and bobs to carry toddlers or smaller dogs. Vehicles are permitted on the beach. Be sure to let some air out of your tires right before... More 

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Hartly, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

If you really want to go to the beach this is the one to go to! It's only $5 for DE people for the whole day! (Try getting that in Rehoboth) The beach areas are hardly ever crowded and it's pretty perfect. Waves aren't too big so you can really get in and swim around. Everybody there is usually trying... More 

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Additional Information about Cape Henlopen State Park

Address: 42 Cape Henlopen Dr., Lewes, DE 19958
Phone Number: 302-645-6852
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Lewes
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 12:00 am

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