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“Quiet beach, beautiful park” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gordons Pond

Gordons Pond
Ocean Drive, Cape Henlopen State Park, Rehoboth Beach, DE
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Washington, DC
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Quiet beach, beautiful park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Located north of Rehoboth's main boardwalk, this is a carry in/ carry out park. A new feature, rental chairs and umbrellas for the beach.

Bike in for free or $8 fore out of state, 2 axle vehicles. The only thing that would make this perfect: actual bathrooms instead of port'o'potties.

Visited August 2013
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Beltsville, Maryland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Beware of mosquitoes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The wetlands were pretty, but I went the day after a rain - the mosquitoes were very hungry. It's best to rent a bike. There is a walkway to the beach and plenty of parking. You must pay the daily parking fee.

Visited June 2013
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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11 attraction reviews
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“Scenic nature ride and walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

The path is gravel and somewhat challenging in spots, but it is so peaceful and beautiful. You will be rewarded with sightings of osprey and other waterfowl. You may see helicopters fly over, or hear the surf in the distance. Take a water bottle, binoculars, bird identification book, jacket and wear sun protection.

Visited April 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
29 attraction reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“beautiful contrast to the hustle of the boardwalk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

After coming here for 40+ years I finally rode here on my bike and was surprised at the beauty, the birds, the view. Would love to come back for sunrise over the dune...

Visited May 2013
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Pittsburgh, PA
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Nice walk or bike ride in springtime!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We took an early morning stroll around Gordons Pond, which is part of the State Park.
Other than a few ducks, we really didn't see much wildlife, but it was still a pleasant walk. I saw warnings about poison ivy and can imagine that in the summer the bugs would love these wetlands. There is a large parking lot so they must get lots of beach goers to this unguarded beach.

Visited May 2013
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