Welcome to Wilmington State Parks. Centrally located in the City of Wilmington, this cluster of parks offers opportunities for recreation, education, and sports and community events. Connected by trails, these parks are the perfect place to relax, hike, picnic, or just enjoy the beauty of the famous Brandywine River.
The main areas of Wilmington State Parks are:
Brandywine Park (including the Brandywine Zoo and Baynard Stadium)
Rockford Park - Enjoy music under the stars with the Rockford Tower Summer Concert Series. See the exciting season line-up…
H. Fletcher Brown Park
Alopocas Woods Natural Area
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No park entrance fee is required for Brandywine Park, H. Fletcher Brown Park, Rockford Park or Alopocas Woods Natrual Area. Fees for the Brandywine Zoo are listed below.
Zoo Hours and Admission:
Zoo Hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Admission is charged as follows:
Certified police officers provide enforcement at the parks and ensure visitor safety. While certain portions of Wilmington State Parks are owned by the City of Wilmington, Delaware State Park rules and regulations apply to all areas. The ranger station is located in Brandywine Park.
Pets are welcome in the parks as long as they are on a leash and under the control of their owner. Please clean up after your pet.
Three areas within Wilmington State Parks are managed as
"off leash" areas for dogs. Two are located in Brandywine Park
and one in Rockford Park. Dogs must be on a leash until reaching the boundaries
of the off-leash area. Rules are posted in each area. Please contact the
park office at 577-7020 with any questions.
A plastic bag dispenser is available at locations where the "Carry-In Carry-Out" policy is in effect. Please help keep the parks clean.