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Contact: Glen Stubbolo
89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-9193
Fax: (302) 739-3817
Fort Delaware State Park
Attention History/Civil War Buffs!
Hosting Opportunities at authentic Civil War Fort! Originally a Union military post that held approximately 32,000 prisoners over the course of the war, Fort Delaware State Park is alive with award-winning living-history interpretation opportunities. Greet guests, lead tours, or help re-create a part of the fort's history as a costumed character: cannon fire, cooking demonstrations, the laundry, officer's quarters and military drills, civilian life.
Sites: at beautiful Lums Pond State Park, 15 minutes from the Fort.
Lums Pond State Park
Recreation in Mind?
Nestled in an oak and poplar woodland 8 miles south of Newark, Delaware, Lums Pond State Park surrounds Delaware's largest freshwater millpond. As one of the First State's most diversified parks, recreational opportunities can be found in every corner, including sports fields, hiking trails, boating, fishing, swimming, marina and nature programs.
Sites: Self contained back-in, water access. Dump station in campground.
Killens Pond State Park
In the Middle of It All
Centrally located, Killens Pond State Park showcases a lovely, secluded pond surrounded by a mixed hardwood forest. Ideal for boating, fishing or hiking, with miles of trails and acres of fields. Also hosts the only water-slide park in Delaware State Parks, with a 27-foot-high spiraling slide, interactive water features, and a tot lot for younger children.
Sites: 30 Amp Electric and Water. Dump station at camp ground.
Cape Henlopen State Park
Beach Fun, WWII History, and Woodlands
History and beach recreation meet at Cape Henlopen State Park! Delaware's largest state park lies along the Atlantic Ocean, providing beautiful beaches, coastal dunes, woodland trails, military history and plenty of ocean-front fun! Along with popular swimming beaches, there's a quarter-mile-long fishing pier stretching into the Delaware Bay. World War II bunkers, batteries and watch-towers mix with miles of great beach recreation and peaceful wooded nature trails.
Sites: Self-contained, water at each site, dump station on campground, reserved cluster for Hosts, center camp.
Delaware Seashore State Park
Ocean and Inlet Playground
Fishing, boating, nature trails and 6 miles of beach fun in the heart of fabulous coastal recreation! Delaware Seashore State Park borders the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Rehoboth and Indian River Bays to the West- camping area is only 300 feet from the Indian River Inlet! Features historic Life Saving Station.
Sites: 3 sites 50 Amp Electric & Water, rigs up to 40 feet, back-in. New Camp. 6 self-contained sites. Double sites with Picnic table. Reserved cluster for Hosts. Potable and non-potable water access; dump station easily accessible.
Trap Pond State Park
Fishing, Forests, and Baldcypress
Enjoy the natural wonders and beautiful recreation opportunities available at Trap Pond State Park. A canoe trek brings you face to face with abundant wildlife, wildflowers, and the graceful baldcypress trees in the swamps wetlands. Trap Pond hosts the northernmost natural stand of baldcypress trees on the East Coast. Fishing, boating, and miles of nature hiking compliment the many recreation opportunities to be found here.
Sites: Up to 50 Amp electric and water. Dump station at campground.