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Junction and Breakwater Trail

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Nestled in woods blanketed with a ready supply of pine needles, users of the new
6-mile-long Junction and Breakwater Trail can easily forget they are so close to the commercialized corridor along Route 1. The 12-foot wide, crushed-stone surfaced trail is located on the southwestern side of Cape Henlopen State Park at Wolfe Neck, midway between Lewes and Rehoboth.

This straight trail that does not loop can be accessed east of Route 1 by taking Munchy Branch Road to Wolfe Neck Road or from a trailhead off of the Holland Glade Road located behind the Tanger Outlets shopping area. The trail is open for walking and biking, and the surface is suited for wheelchairs or battery-powered devises for disabled persons.

The northern trailhead, located at the historic Wolfe house, includes a 56-car parking lot, restrooms, information center, bike rack, and new landscaping. Two bridges provide vantage points for taking in outstanding views of coastal wetlands or a World War II observation tower located on the coast. Project construction included the refurbishing an 80-foot long railroad bridge originally built in 1913 that crosses Holland Glade.

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