On the water where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. This 3,000-acre park near Lewes has the famous "walking" sand dunes, nature trails with guides, a nature center, camping bathhouses, tennis courts, recreation areas and areas for surf fishing and swimming. The park, located in Lewes, is home of the "Great Walking Dune" and WWII Observation Tower. Call 302-645-8983.
Water, water everywhere describes Delaware Seashore State Park. Bounded on the east by the mighty Atlantic Ocean, and on the west by Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay, the 2,018-acre park is a beachgoer's delight. Camping, bathhouses and recreational activities available, 302-227-2800.
Situated between the popular resort towns of Bethany Beach to the north and Fenwick Island and Ocean City, MD to the south, Fenwick Island State Park is a relaxing escape from the summer crowds, 302-539-9060.
Natural and recreational opportunities abound at Killen's Pond State Park, centrally located in the heart of Kent County. The park's centerpiece is the 66-acre millpond, which features boating and fishing, 320-284-4526.
Freshwater wetlands once covered a large portion of southwestern Sussex County. Trap Pond State Park retains a part of the swamp's original beauty and mystery, and features the northernmost natural stand of Bald Cypress trees in the United States, 302-875-5153.