Camping at Cape Henlopen

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Cape Henlopen State Park

15099 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: (302) 645-8983
March 1 through Nov. 30

Reservations Open for Camping:

The opening day to book a reservation to Camp at Cape Henlopen is scheduled for 10 a.m. on March 22nd for stays beginning May 29th. Both online and the call center will open at this time.

As the final review of the new campground is underway, you may look at the campground reservation map for the most up-to-date information on the size of the pads and campsites.

Please note the new campsites cannot accommodate oversized RV Units that may exceed the maximum vehicle length of the asphalted camping pad.

The new features added to Cape Henlopen State Park campground include; water and 50 amp electric hook-ups, new fire rings and picnic tables, a new and improved vehicle circulation pattern, camp store, laundry facility, pull through sites, walk-in tent sites, play area, additional dump stations, a renovated registration booth and expanded overflow parking area.

Click here for a look at a map of the new layout and photos of the progress on campground construction.

Camping at Cape Henlopen

Cape Henlopen's newly-renovated campground is located at 15411 Campground Road in Lewes, DE. To view campsite and camping cabin rates for Cape Henlopen and other Delaware State Parks campground, please download our most recent camping brochure.

Youth Camping

Organized youth groups may camp in a designated primitive area, or arrange to stay in one of the dormitory buildings on the bay side.


Cape Henlopen State Park is located at 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958. One mile east of the Cape May - Lewes Ferry.


Emerald Ash Borer

Help us protect our trees by preventing the spread of harmful insect pests to Delaware's parks and forests. Use the firewood sold at the campground or from local sources near the park you are visiting. Please do not bring firewood with you into Delaware. LEARN MORE