Milton, Delaware

Top Spots in and near Milton

  • Milton, Delaware

    Pine Grove Loop

    1.07 mi / 72 ft gain
    The start of the Pine Grove Loop in Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is located just a short distance from the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge Loop. To access this trail, you can either walk or drive back toward Broadkill Beach Road. Then take a right toward Turkle Pond, where you'll see t...
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  • Milton, Delaware

    Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge Loop

    5.0
    1.46 mi / 30 ft gain
    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 as an important stopover site as well as a breeding...
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  • Georgetown, Delaware

    Camp at Redden State Forest

    3.5
    Redden State Forest, located in central Sussex county, is Delaware's largest state forest with over 12,400 acres. The forest offers 44 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and bird watching.  A limited number primitive campsites are available for no charge. Reservations are required, and the maxim...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    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 see osprey, dolphins, or even schools of rays and...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    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 sand dunes, fish from the Bayside fishing pier, c...
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  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

    Bike the Junction and Breakwater Trail

    5.76 mi / 59 ft gain
    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 trail offers a beautiful tour of the marshes, farm...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    Cape Henlopen State Park Loop

    4.8
    6.83 mi / 148 ft gain
    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 ecosystems allow for a wide array of wildlife, and durin...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    Pinelands Trail

    4.0
    1.76 mi / 82 ft gain
    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 this trail and some places throughout can often be mu...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

    5.0
    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 the Delaware Bay side, you'll get an excellent v...
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    Gordons Pond Trail, Cape Henlopen SP

    5.0
    2.57 mi / 46 ft gain
    The 2.6 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 2014, and now includes both a crushed gravel path ...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    Hike the Walking Dunes Trail

    5.0
    2.48 mi / 43 ft gain
    This trail is a hidden gem within Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Delaware. This roughly 2.5 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 the desert. You'll be amazed when you enco...
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  • Milford, Delaware

    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 surrounding forest, especially in the fall! Rentals are no...
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  • Dagsboro, Delaware

    Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park

    5.0
    1.4 mi
    Holts Landing State Park is a small, yet beautiful park in Dagsboro, Delaware. The park features a variety of landscapes including salt marshes, hardwood forests, and access to the Indian River Bay.  The Sea Hawk Trail is a 1.4-mile loop that takes you through the marshes and forests of the park....
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  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

    Hike the Burton Island Trail

    3.6
    1.5 mi
    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 River Bay. Raised boardwalks will take you over the sa...
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  • Bethany Beach, Delaware

    Camp at Delaware Seashore State Park

    4.0
    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 to visit the Indian River Life-Saving Station, a h...
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  • Harrington, Delaware

    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 nature center. Be sure to take a kayak out to explore t...
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