Top Adventures in Lewes

  • Camp at Cape Henlopen State Park

    Located at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henlopen is a 7,000 acre park which offers a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. During your stay, you can swim in the ocean waves, bike through the...

  • Kayak Cape Henlopen State Park

    Cape Henlopen State Park is located at the mouth of the Delaware Bay where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Gaze over the sandy cape itself to see the Atlantic while paddling through the calmer bay water. During the summer months, it is common to...

  • Hike the Pinelands Trail

    There are two places you can pick up this trail in the Cape Henlopen State Park. One trailhead is located in the Fort Miles parking lot. The other trailhead, and where I usually start, is across from the Seaside Nature Center. The beginning of thi...

    2 miles

  • Hike the Cape Henlopen State Park Loop

    Cape Henlopen is a true gem of a park, located in Southern Delaware. The park is situated at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, creating a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. The bay and ocean ecosys...

    3.3 miles

  • Watch Sunset from The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

    The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park is unique because the sandy peninsula separates the Delaware Bay from the Atlantic ocean, and curves in a way that the sun sets directly over the water on the Bay side even though you’re on the east coast.  On...

  • Hike the Walking Dunes Trail

    This trail is a hidden gem within Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Delaware. The 2.6 mile loop takes you through wooded maritime forests, salt marsh wetlands, and open sand dunes that will leave you feeling as though you've been transported to t...

    2.6 miles

  • Bike Gordons Pond Trail, Cape Henlopen SP

    The 3.2 mile Gordons Pond Trail meanders through the maritime forest and salt marshes of Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Delaware, and is a popular destination for biking, hiking, running, and bird watching. The trail was recently renovated in ...

    3.2 miles

  • Bike the Junction and Breakwater Trail

    The 5.8 mile Junction and Breakwater Trail connects the resort towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. The trail follows a section of the old Penn Central Rail Line, which transported passengers between Lewes and Rehoboth in the mid-1800s.Today, the tr...

    5.8 miles

  • Hike through the Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge

    Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located on the west side of the Delaware Bay, contains over 10,000 acres of protected habitat including salt marshes, freshwater marshes, ponds, wooded swamps, upland grasslands and forests. The refuge serves a...

    2 miles

  • Hike Bennetts' Walk, Julie's Jaunt, And Ryan's Ramble

    Bennetts' Walk, Julie's Jaunt, and Ryan's Ramble is a 2.7 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located nearr Milton, Delaware.

    2.7 miles 52 ft gain

  • Hike the Burton Island Trail

    The Burton Island trailhead and parking lot are located on the north end of the Indian River Marina inside the Delaware Seashore State Park. Burton Island is the largest island in a group of islands separating the Rehoboth Bay from the Indian Rive...

    1.5 miles

  • Camp at Delaware Seashore State Park

    Delaware Seashore State Park offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Rehoboth and Indian River Bays to the west. the campground is located beside the iconic Indian River Inlet Bridge, only a short walk from the beach. Be sure ...

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