Delaware Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Delaware? View Delaware parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions From the North – Philadelphia Area – I-95 South into Delaware – Route 1 South (Christiana exit) (toll road $1.00) – Exit 114 (Route 13 North) for Smyrna. Right turn at the end of the exit ramp. – Right at the next light onto Route 12 East (Smyrna-Leipsic Road) – Route 12 merges with Route 9 South (5 miles) – Left onto Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the Refuge From Washington, DC Area – I-95 North to Washington, DC Beltway – Route 50 East over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge – 301 North – Route 300 East to Smyrna – Route 13 South – Left on Rt 12 East (Symrna-Leipsic Road) until it merges with Rt 9 (5 miles) – Left on Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the Refuge From Dover, Delaware – Take Route 13 North – Turn right onto Route 42 East into Leipsic – Turn

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions The St. Jones Reserve component is located six miles southeast of Dover. The Blackbird Creek component is located in southern New Castle County. Phone 302-739-3436 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FISH VIEWING SITE, DOCUMENTARY SITE, INFORMATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, SWIMMING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Delaware Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Delaware Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Delaware Recreation Areas Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Facebook page Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Twitter page National Estuarine Research Reserve System — Delaware The Delaware Reserve encompasses over 6,000 acres from the freshwater wetlands, ponds and forest lands of the Blackbird Creek Reserve to the salt marsh, mudflats, tidal creeks and open water habitats of the St Jones

First State National Monument, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions Seven sites make up First State National Historical Park in Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. For details and directions for each site, please visit the visitor centers page below. Phone (302) 544-6363 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Delaware Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Delaware Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Delaware Recreation Areas First State National Monument Official Website First State National Monument Map Famous as the First State to ratify the Constitution, Delaware was born out of a conflict among three world powers for dominance of the Delaware Valley. From this beginning, the region developed a distinct character that tolerated diversity in religion and national origin and valued independence.

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions Traveling north, take State Route 113 south from Dover. At Milford take Route 1 south. Approximately 15 miles south of Milford the first traffic light is the intersection of Route 1 and 16. Turn left on Route 16 and follow for 1.1 miles toward Broadkill Beach. Turn left onto Turkle Pond Road and follow 1.6 miles to office/visitor contact station. From the south, travel north on US 13/113 into Delaware to State Route 16 (10 milesnorth of Georgetown). Turn right on State Route 16 and travel to the intersection of Route 1/16. Follow Route 16, 1.1 miles and turn left onto Turkle Pond Road. Follow Turkle Pond Road to office/visitor contact station. Phone 302-684-8419 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Delaware Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from