The Best Outdoor Activities in Delaware
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Hike the Cape Henlopen State Park Loop
Delaware / Cape Henlopen State Park Loop
This well maintained park has both diverse activities, such as biking, fishing, camping, and swimming, as well as varied landscapes – beach, woods, marsh, and hills.
Hike Creek Road Trail Loop
Delaware / Creek Road Trail, Brandywine Creek
A lovely but flat straight shot along the Brandywine Creek, Creek Road Trail is not, on its own, the most exciting terrain, but it does have a number of more challenging side trails to choose from.
Hike the Whitely Farms Trail
Delaware / Whitely Farms Trail
This well marked trail leads through cornfield and woods on a scenic and easy loop. Biking is also permitted on the trail.
Hike the Delaware Arc Monument Loop
Delaware / Delaware Arc Monument Trail
Hike or bike to this monument, which marks the meeting point of the Delaware Arc and the PA Mason Dixon Line.
Hike the Swamp Forest Trail
Delaware / Swamp Forest Trail
Especially scenic in the fall, this well maintained trail loops around a small pond. It is an easy walk (or bike ride) that has a good chance of numerous wildlife sightings.
Hike the Burton Island Trail
Delaware / Burton Island Trailhead
The Burton Island trailhead and parking lot are located on the north end of the Indian River Marina inside the Delaware Seashore State Park.
Hike the Indian Springs Trail
Delaware / Brandywine Creek State Park
The Indian Springs trailhead is located to the right of the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center. The address for your GPS is 41 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington, DE, 19807.