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Cape Henlopen State Park Campground

42 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Robbinsville, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just don't understand all the good reviews of the campground. Maybe it's what people like, or are just used to? This is not real camping. There are so many sites packed next to each other, you have like 3-4 neighbors right on top of you. Camping should be a little more private and spread out. It's just row after... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is super cool! You have an observation tower, military stuff, hidden doors in the forest, a great fishing pier (open 24/7, there is also a store to buy bait and tackle right there open from 8am-10pm), a place to rent bikes and nice beaches :) if you stay in the campground you don't need to pay the $4... More

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Easton, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is wonderful! Great trails for walking and biking. Lots of history and friendly park staff there. The beaches are huge and spacious. We did have plenty to do within the park during our 3 night stay. The campground is a different story. My husband and I only camp in public campgrounds because they are usually great for the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had booked four nights at this campground in June, but we ended up leaving after only two nights. The campsites are tiny and very close together, which we knew, so we reserved one along the outer edge. It was larger and afforded a bit more privacy, which was nice, though we still were close enough to converse with our... More

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Winburne,pa
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8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We stayed at the campground in tents and it was just perfect for what we expected. There are different ground surfaces some sandy some not, if you have a preference you may want to ask. It was a pretty good walk to the ocean, but you can drive as well if you have stuff to haul. The restrooms/bathhouses weren't the... More

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Princeton
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We rented two of the relatively new cabins side-by-side. These were clean and well designed, with plenty of cubby hole space for your bags. There is a small refrigerator and heating/cooling. On the website it said that each cabin had one queen bed, two bunk beds and one sofa bed. In actuality the two cabins we rented had one queen... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Fee to enter park. Pass valid til end of day. Nice flat hiking trail taking you into the quiet peacefulness of sea birds, vegetation, and surf. There is even a few WWII towers for a little history. There is a beach access which is less crowded and does not have lifeguards.

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Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I don't even know where to begin. This was our first family camping trip with our kids 5 and 1. We wanted to go camping and have the beach all in one trip. THIS IS YOUR PLACE! We loved so much about this place so I will try to cover it all. We stayed at campsite #24- which would have... More

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Pennsylvania
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We spent a long weekend camping in our hybrid travel trailer at Cape Henelopen campground Sep 6th-9th, 2013. Large groups of party goers are not encouraged at the campground, but rather this is the perfect place for families or people just looking to get away from it all and relax. I wouldn't recommended Cape Henlopen Campground for those looking to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

I'll start with the good part, we stayed on site 42 for 3 nights, very large campsite, lots of space to spread out and not crowd your neighbors. Services are very poor here, washrooms filthy, not enough of them, long walk to get to them, 3 showers for a very large campground is not nearly enough! Located in wooded area... More

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Address: 42 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Cape Henlopen State Park Campground Hotel Lewes

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