Cape Henlopen State Park


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Cape Henlopen State Park


Location:In Lewes, 1 mile east of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.
Facilities:139 family campsites with water hookups, 17 family campsites with no hookups, youth group campsites (primitive; tents only), restrooms, showers, laundry, swimming beach/pool, fishing pier, fishing center, boat rentals, picnic area, pavilions, dune crossing, bike trail, nature trails, horse trails, nature center, disc golf course, game courts, ball fields, auditorium, gift shop, food concessions (é).
Activities:Family camping, youth camping, surf and pier fishing (é), swimming, hiking, bicycling, tennis, basketball, softball, picnicking, birdwatching, nature programs.
Special Features:Located at the mouth of Delaware Bay, Cape Henlopen includes four miles of bay and ocean beaches as well as a pond wildlife area with a unique saltwater inpoundment and a broad salt marsh. Along the coast, the Great Dune rises 80 feet above sea level, and "walking dunes" slowly move across pine forests. The variety of habitats within the park make it a good home for many species of wildlife.
Address:42 Cape Henlopen Dr
Lewes, DE 19958

Phone:302-645-8983
Web: www.destateparks.com/chsp/chsp.htm
Size: 5,193 acres.

See other parks in Delaware.
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