Camping at Cape Henlopen

Cape Henlopen State Park

Reserve your campsite, cabin, cottage or yurt online or by calling

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

Special Notice: The campground at Cape Henlopen State Park is closed for major campground improvements, including installation of water and electric, improved vehicle circulation patterns, RV and pop-up campsites planting vegetation. Reservations are currently closed. The campground is expected to reopen next summer. New information will be posted here as it becomes available, so check back often, or sign up for our monthly e-Newsletter updates.

RV and Tent Camping

If camping at the beach is your idea of a perfect vacation, Cape Henlopen is the spot for you! Pine-covered dunes are the setting for over 150 sites, most with a water hookup. Camping is available from March 1 through November 30.

Camping Cabins

Revel in the many recreational activities and facilities our park has to offer while staying at our new and improved Cabins! Our Cozy cabins sleep 6 with 2 bunk beds and 1 Queen sized bed, equipped with Interior lighting, an AC/Heating unit and a screened in porch with picnic table for comfortable dining. We’ve even taken care of providing basic cleaning supplies to add a touch of home and comfort to your stay. Relax and recharge after a fun day of bike riding, or walking on the trails by gathering around the fire ring. Cooking is made easy with a grill located just outside of your cabin! Enjoy your home away from home at Cape Henlopen State Park!

The cabins are available year-round, and may be rented for any number of nights up to 14 days. Weekend reservations must include Friday and Saturday nights and 7 night stay is required during peak summer season. Holiday weekends require a minimum stay of three nights (Friday through Sunday). Reservations are accepted up to 1 year prior to the date of arrival. Pets are not permitted and tents are not allowed on cabin sites.


Reserve Online! Make your camping reservations online or call the Campground Reservation System at 1-877-98 PARKS.

Camping Rates at Cape Henlopen State Park

Download our Current Rate Sheet and Season Calendar for this park

Water-Only Sites Winter Spring & Fall Summer Peak
Weekends Resident $30 $35 $40 $40
Non-Resident $30 $40 $45 $45
Weekdays Resident $25 $27 $35 $40
Non-Resident $25 $35 $40 $45
No Hook-Up Sites Winter Spring & Fall Summer Peak
Weekends Resident $30 $32 $35 $35
Non-Resident $30 $37 $40 $40
Weekdays Resident $25 $27 $35 $35
Non-Resident $25 $30 $40 $40
Camping Cabins Winter Spring & Fall Summer Peak
Weekends Resident $75 $90 $110 $115
Non-Resident $75 $95 $120 $125
Weekdays Resident $70 $85 $110 $115
Non-Resident $70 $90 $120 $125

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.

GPS Users: Please note that our address has recently changed. In order to accurately find our location, you may need to use our old address of 42 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958.

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