Best Kayaking in Lewes

Looking for the best kayaking in Lewes? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lewes. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Paddle the Assawoman Canal

    The Assawoman Canal is a beautiful waterway in Ocean View, Delaware and a perfect spot for an easy, yet scenic paddle. The canal is narrow and calm, which makes for some spectacular reflections of the surrounding trees.  You can start and park at ...

  • Kayak Griffith Lake

    Griffith Lake, located in Milford Delaware, is a peaceful spot for an easy, scenic paddle.  There is a free, public boat ramp just off the road where you can launch a kayak. The water itself is flat and calm, but offers great views of the surround...

  • Camp at Trap Pond State Park

    Camp within the enchanting forest of Trap Pond State Park and explore the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees on the east coast. Be sure to take out a kayak or canoe and paddle among the ancient baldcypress swamp to discover native bir...

  • Kayak Trap Pond's Terrapin Branch Water Trail

    In 1951, Trap Pond Trap State Park became one of Delaware's first state parks. Today, the pond is home to the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees in the country, and offers absolutely beautiful kayaking through the ancient swamps. Upon...

  • Camp at Killens Pond State Park

    The Killens Pond Campground is tucked in a section of forest overlooking the 66-acre millpond. During your stay, you can explore the woodland trails, grassy fields, disc golf course, game courts, ball fields, picnic areas, water park and the natur...

  • Kayak Killens Pond

    Killens Pond State Park surrounds a 66-acre pond. Kayak, canoe, and peddle boat rentals are available from their boat dock. You can also bring your own water craft and launch it from the boat ramp.After entering the park, follow the road until you...

  • Camping at Assateague

    This is the perfect getaway if you are on the East Coast! Assateague Island is a 37-mile long barrier island along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia that is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. The sta...