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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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Biking in Cape Henlopen

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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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 NEW

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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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This wonderful State Park provides miles of Atlantic beaches, multiple walking and bicycling trails through pine forests or "walking dunes". They offer bicycles and kayaks and have various guided events. There are hundreds of deer which are easy to see in the early evening. Camping opportunities are available for tents, RVs or even a few air-conditioned cabins. Watch the osprey... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its all here. Calm water by the fishing pier for the little kids then head over to the ocean side for typical wave action. Rest rooms of course. Parking can get a little crowded except at pier area where there is plenty of parking, if going to ocean side best to get there early. Plenty of bike trails and you... More 

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Newark, DE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very clean beach and clean bathrooms. There is food available but we didn't purchase any. The only complaint I have is that you have to keep holding the button in the shower or the water turns off, not very practical when you're trying to rinse off a toddler.

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Perfect weather and perfect beaches and bike paths. What more could we want. There is all beauty and perfect swimming here. No commercialism and lewes hospitality nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Got up early to go into lewes for the day and stopped in the park for a little early morning hike. What a beautiful park and so well kept. We hiked along the shore line near the fishermen's pier and just had a nice quite time. There weren't a lot there yet so it was very peaceful.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We bought at three day pass booklet and could have used more days! The kids loved the beach. It is clean, easy to get to and has bathroom and food service. We also went on the dolphin watch program. Very informative.

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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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