Cape Henlopen State Park

Lewes, Delaware

Open Daily 8 a.m. to Sunset

Seaside Nature Center

  • 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr.
  • Lewes, DE 19958
  • Phone: (302) 645-6852
  • FAX: (302) 645-1146

The Seaside Nature Center in Cape Henlopen State Park is open daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from September 6 through June 14, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from June 15 through September 5. The Nature is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays from December-February.

The Nature Center is located in the old stockade at Fort Miles. Its many exhibits and displays include five 1,000-gallon tanks with local fish, a touch tank with marine inverterbrates and exhibits that explain the different habitats within the park. Don't forget to take a look at the live Osprey Cam from April through August. You can shop the Nature Store and even borrow a free bike from our Friends Park Pedal program for a great ride around the park!