Delaware State Park

Delaware State Park


Location:Just outside Delaware, in the center of the state.
Facilities:211 campsites with electricity, 3 rent-a-yurts, showers, flush toilets, youth group camp, picnic areas, picnic shelter, hiking trails (7 miles), swimming beach, food concession, bike rentals, marina, boat ramps, boat rentals, fuel dock, game courts.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice skating, ice fishing, nature programs.
Special Features:Birdwatching is popular here, and many species of songbirds nest in the area. In the summer, visitors can explore Delaware's bluebird management trail.
Address:5202 US Hwy 23 N
Delaware, OH 43015

Phone:740-369-2761
Web: www.ohiodnr.com/parks/parks/delaware.htm
Size: 1,686 acres land; 1,330 acres water.

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Laura Lee is the interpretive program manager and park historian at Fort Delaware State Park in Delaware City, Delaware.
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Today, Fort Delaware State Park is a popular tourist attraction, geared to show modern families what life was like in the 1860s and to shed some light on Civil War history.
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Please note that Christmas trees are no longer accepted for recycling at any Delaware State Park locations.
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Delaware State Parks mandate that campers refrain from bringing out of state wood into Delaware.
If there were no Delaware state parks system, each Delaware household would need to pay an average of $151 in additional state and local taxes in order to maintain current levels of tax receipts.
Since 2015, DNRECs Delaware State Parks has invested more than $11 million in campground improvements and renovations at parks throughout the state.
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Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks will change beginning next week, DNRECs Division of Parks & Recreation announced today.

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