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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
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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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Nice, not spectacular

Went in winter, and am not a war buff or skateboarder. Seemed like it would be particularly fun for skaters and war buffs. Empty barracks, hollow big guns. Had a nice quasi blazed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Takoma Park, Maryland
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Takoma Park, Maryland
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went in winter, and am not a war buff or skateboarder. Seemed like it would be particularly fun for skaters and war buffs. Empty barracks, hollow big guns. Had a nice quasi blazed woods trail and a nice paved path with views of sand and water. I think there are other parts we didn't explore, also.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the state park fee of 8 dollars. Bring your food and drink stay all day through sunset. Some of the drop offs into the ocean can be a little hairy. We love in lewes and go here iften. We love to fly our kites. Rehoboth has a kite store where you can get user friendly kites. Enjoy my pictures... More 

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Thank Lolatruman
Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to check out the cape after last weeks storm and were happy to find that all is well. Arrived around 2pm and were the only ones taking the brisk walk along the beach. Sky was so clear we could see Cape May in the distance. So glad to have this wonderful park in the great state of Delaware.

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Thank Rsiesta
New Castle, Delaware
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I always go here to sunbathe and never had a bad experience. Unlike most of the Delaware beaches, it is never crowded

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Thank Jennifer C
Lewes Beach, Delaware, United States
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to hike, bike ride, camp or hit the beach ! You can purchase a beach surf plate and drive on the beach . The camping area is very nice. Check out the military watch towers and cannon guns on display! They offer free bike use and loads of great hiking trails

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Cold Spring, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great asset for the residents of the Lewes area. It's a large park with a variety of rustic hiking and biking trails, a long pier for fishing and an attractive, somewhat secluded beach with a large parking area. There is also boating and camping available. It's a matter of opinion, of course, but my wife and I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice State park, It would have been far more enjoyable if all the New Jersey Jerks had stayed home and screwed up their state parks instead of this one.

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Thank Brian M
Aruba
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Love the park. Lots to do and well maintained beautiful day to be outside with friends. Small fee for entrance but well worth the cost

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Thank JamesRiver17
Maryland
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My husband and I visited Cape Henlopen Park and Beach on an unusually warm December weekend. Quite a few people were riding bikes, jogging, and playing with their dogs on the beach. Everyone, especially the dogs, clearly enjoyed the day! The beach is kept natural & rustic and there were quite a few bird species sited. There were some nice... More 

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Thank Kim H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful landscape where my sister, me and my son (5), enjoy during autumn. They have brand new children playground and borrow bike for the off season. We had a nice walked thru the 3.5 trail.

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