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Abbott's Mill Nature Center


  • 15411 Abbott's Pond Rd
  • Milford, DE 19963
  • Phone: (302) 422-0847
  • Fax: (302) 422-1849
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Parking: Abbott's Mill Nature Center Parking Lot.

Public trail system and picnic area with restrooms.  Part of Milford Millponds Nature Preserve with over 6 miles of trails through forest, fields and streams. Nature Center with live animals and taxidermy.  Historic mill and accessible boardwalk.

Hours of Operation: Trails open every day, dawn to dusk.  Nature Center open  9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., or by appointment.

Seasonal Hours: Closed on holidays.

Best Time to Visit: Year round. Abbott's Mill is a great place to see the change of the seasons, find summer shade or enjoy a winter day.

Best Known For: Great site for a family picnic or hike. Trails are suitable for children and elderly and can range from a short boardwalk stroll to a 5k run.

Travel Tips: Dress for the weather. Bring a camera or binoculars

Discover fish, frogs, turtles, and snakes from Delaware’s forests, fields, streams, and bay.  View the diverse hawks, owls, ducks, geese, and mammals that call Delmarva home.

  • Hours: Trails open everyday, dawn to dusk. Nature Center open Monday-Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm, or by appointm
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