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Trip Planner Travel Guide

Scenic DE-9 Bike Route South to North

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  • Fort Delaware
  • 45 Clinton Street
  • Delaware City, DE 19706
  • Phone: (302) 322-9804
  • Visit Website
  • E-Mail

Parking: Park your car near the Fort Delaware Welcome Center

Fort Delaware was a Civil War prison for captured Confederate soldiers and also an important coastal fortification. The north end of Pea Patch Island is a nature preserve, containing a herony and nine

Best Time to Visit: Anytime - all seasons have their charms.

Best Known For: Historic architecture, nature walks, bicycling, shopping, museums and restaurants, marsh birds along trail, great views of Delaware River ship traffic.

Download a Bike Trail Map

Bike to Historic New Castle via scenic DE-9 and Battery Park.  One way – 10.1 miles.  Look for the "OUT" way-finding signage to guide the way.

99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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