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Introducing Auburn Valley State Park

We are excited to be the first to welcome you to our newest Delaware State Park: Auburn Valley State Park! Featuring new hiking and paved biking trails, the historic Marshall Mansion, and the Marshall Steam Museum, this park truly has much to discover. Learn more about this exciting addition to our award-winning state park system.

Winter Camping Events

Save Up to 50% for Frosty Camping Fun!

Chill out and enjoy 50% off your campsite, or 40% off a cabin, yurt, or cottage stay during this late fall and early winter season. Get the details

#OptOutside This Black Friday

#OptOutside This Black Friday

Delaware State Parks invites you to skip the shopping on Black Friday, and #OptOutside instead! On Friday, November 23, all Delaware State Parks will be free of charge. Join this nation-wide movement, started by outdoor retailer REI, and spend the day on a trail instead of at the mall. Find a park near you!

Canine Patrol officers

Delaware State Parks Expanding by 4 Paws

Two patrol dogs are joining our State Park Enforcement team! The dogs will serve multiple roles and help us better serve our visitors and our mission. Learn More or Support

Bundle Up for a Classic Winter Hayride

Bundle Up for a Classic Winter Hayride

Experience the beautiful state parks while riding in a classic, rustic hay wagon! A variety of hayrides are offered throughout the state with different themes including Jingle Bell hayrides, history hayrides, and even rides that end with s’mores and hot cocoa. Learn More

Ziplining at Lums Pond

Discover Your Autumn Adventure

Discover Delaware State Parks in their prime as the changing of seasons transforms parks to shades of beautiful golden hues. Zip through the trees with Go Ape Treetop adventures, join a fall hay ride through the parks, or take part in an actual paranormal investigation at Fort Delaware State Park. Make your Fall spook-tacular with Delaware State Parks. Learn More

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Volunteer Spotlight

Portrait of James Jackson, Veterans Corps Volunteer for Delaware State Parks

James Jackson is a full-time member of the Delaware State Parks 2017/2018 Veterans Conservation Corps. Learn more about this amazing staff member

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