Hike the Cape Henlopen State Park Loop

Delaware Cape Henlopen State Park Loop

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A little bit of everything can be had here: hiking and biking in the woods, swimming on the beach, wildlife sightings, and historical sites.

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. Accordingly, look out for wildlife at this park.

The loop through the park is accessible to all levels, and includes a bit of military history along the way.

Photo Credit: pwbaker

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Mountain bike
  • Fishing gear
  • Swimsuit and towel
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Activities:

Hiking, Mountain Biking, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

6.7 Miles

Rating:

Features:

Beach
Family Friendly
Forest

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about 1 month ago

Amazing gem in Delaware

I absolutely love Cape Henlopen State Park! The park loops truly offers something for everyone. I also recommend stopping by the Seaside Nature Center where there is a touch tank and aquariums featuring local fish and reptiles. The programs that the nature center runs are also excellent. If you are visiting on a day Seining the Bay if offered, it's a fantastic, hands-on way to learn more about the marine life living in the Delaware Bay.

about 1 month ago

6 months ago

Fun Bike ride!

There are great bike trails to explore. Walk out on the boardwalk of the bath house to see a great view of the beach. We had a blast & the bike rentals are free of charge.

6 months ago

11 months ago

Best Bike Trail In Delaware

This is a really fun bike trail! Brand new boardwalk type track for a lot of it and then trails along the ocean and ponds. You see a lot of birds and wildlife. By far my favorite park in Delaware. Also very easy so you can bring kids and you don't need a mountain bike but it helps.

11 months ago

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