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White Clay Creek State Park


  • 750 Thompson Station Road
  • Newark, DE 19711
  • Phone: (302) 368-6900
  • Fax: (302) 368-6901
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Parking: There are 8 day-use parking areas in White Clay Creek State Park.

3,600-acre state park is largely undeveloped except for trails. White Clay Creek runs for 4 miles through Delaware. Most trails are multi-use (bikes, pedestrian). Day-use trail head parking available.

Hours of Operation: Park Office: 8 a.m.-4p.m. Mon.-Fri., March 15-Dec. 15.

Seasonal Hours: 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. from Dec. 15-March 15.

Best Time to Visit: Fall, Winter, Spring

Best Known For: Trails (hiking and mountain biking). Birding (spring migration of songbirds). Fishing (stocked trout in spring). Disc golf at Carpenter Recreation Area.

Special Instructions: Park open 7 days/week, 12 months/year. Park entrance fee in effect March 1-Nov. 30. State hunting and fishing licenses required for those activities.

Walk the 1.3-mile Millstone Trail.
Bird watch at the nature center in White Clay.
Bike the David English Trail − a 2.4-mile single-track loop.
Fish largemouth bass, trout and bluegills at White Clay.








  • Hours: Park Office: March 15-December 15, Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
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99 Kings Highway • Dover, DE 19901 • 1-866-284-7483
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