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Delaware Outdoor Trail Locations

When it comes to finding the best outdoor destinations in Delaware, we’ve done the work for you. This handy list of Delaware Outdoor Trail locations breaks down the options into four favorite types of adventures – Hiking/Walking/Running; Biking; Wildlife Viewing and Water Activities. Start your virtual tour of the trail here, choosing the pursuits that perk up your interest.

Once you've built a list of which locations and activities you'd like to enjoy. Make sure to download a passport to keep track of the codes found on each location's Delaware Outdoor Trail sign. Complete 5 activities in each county (for a total of 15) for your chance to earn a prize

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Abbott's Mill Nature Center

  • 15411 Abbott's Pond Rd
  • Milford, DE 19963
  • Phone: (302) 422-0847
  • Region: Southern
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 see more »

Amish Country Bike Route

  • First State Heritage Park
  • 121 Duke of York Street
  • Dover, DE 19901
  • Phone: (302) 744-5055
  • Region: Central
Parking: Park at First State Heritage Park The First State Heritage Park is Delaware's fist urban "park without boundaries" located in the historic district of Dover, which has been Delaware's capital see more »

Bellevue State Park

  • 800 Carr Road
  • Wilmington, DE 19809
  • Phone: (302) 761-6963
  • Region: Northern
Parking: There are two main parking areas. Turn right at the first stop sign to park closest to the Art Center, stables, pond and pavilions. Continue straight through the stop sign to park near the see more »

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

  • 2591 Whitehall Neck Rd
  • Smyrna, DE 19977
  • Phone: (302) 653-6872
  • Region: Central
Parking: Along the auto tour route there are walking trails with designated parking areas. Bird watchers stop along the auto-tour route to view birds. The mission of Bombay Hook National Wildlife see more »

Brandywine Creek State Park

  • 41 Adams Dam Rd.
  • Wilmington, DE 19807
  • Phone: 302-577-3534
  • Region: Northern
Parking: Two lots inside main entrances and one each at entrances on the other side of the river. Approximately 1,100 acres of woodlands and meadows, miles of hiking and biking trails, 18-hole disc see more »

Brecknock County Park

  • 80 Old Camden Road
  • Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
  • Phone: (302) 744-2495
  • Region: Central
Parking: Parking provided on stie. Kent County's flagship community park sits just off U.S. 13 south of Dover. This 86-acre park boasts multiple recreational opportunities, onsite comfort facilities, see more »

Cape Henlopen State Park

  • 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr.
  • Lewes, DE 19958
  • Phone: (302) 645-8983
  • Region: Southern
Parking: Designated parking areas available. Cape Henlopen State Park is a popular beach park, offering ocean and bay swimming, surf and pier fishing, camping, youth group camping and a nature center see more »

Carousel Park Equestrian Facility

  • 3700 Limestone Rd
  • Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Phone: (302) 995-7670
  • Region: Northern
Parking: Parking next to park office. Carousel Park & Equestrian Center offers riding lesson programs, therapeutic riding programs for individuals with special needs, horse leasing programs, pony see more »

Christina River

  • Newport Boat Ramp
  • E. Marsh Lane
  • Newport, DE 19804
  • Phone: (302) 834-8433
  • Region: Northern
Parking: 51 parking spaces available in a lot by the boat ramp. The Newport Boat Ramp is an access point to the Wilmington Riverfront by way of the Christina River. Along the way, you will be see more »

Delaware Nature Society/Ashland Nature Center

  • Brackenville Rd and Barley Mill Rd
  • Hockessin, DE 19707
  • Phone: (302) 239-2334
  • Region: Northern
Parking: Parking lot - free. Located near Hockessin, Ashland Nature Center serves as the Delaware Nature Society's headquarters and the hub for all of its activities of education and natural resource see more »

Delaware Seashore State Park

  • 39415 Inlet Rd
  • Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
  • Phone: (302) 227-2800
  • Region: Southern
Parking: Parking available on both sides of the Indian River Inlet. One of Delaware's most popular destinations, Delaware Seashore State Park welcomes visitors with 6 miles of ocean and bay shoreline. see more »

DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve

  • 2992 Lighthouse Rd
  • Milford, DE 19963
  • Phone: (302) 422-1329
  • Region: Southern
Parking: Parking lot Located within the scenic Mispillion Harbor, the DuPont Nature Center offers some amazing wildlife viewing opportunities. The center includes an observation deck with spotting see more »

Edward H. McCabe Preserve and Greenway Trail

  • Chandler Street
  • Milton, DE 19968
  • Phone: (302) 654-4707
  • Region: Southern
Parking: Canoe trail parking area and boat ramp are at Milton Memorial Park in Milton. There is a canoe dock at the McCabe preserve where you may secure your canoe while you hike the preserve's see more »

Fenwick Island State Park

  • 39415 Inlet Rd
  • Fenwick Island, DE 19944
  • Phone: (302) 227-2800
  • Region: Southern
Parking: Parking is available on both sides of the Indian River Inlet. Situated between the popular resort towns of Bethany Beach to the north and Fenwick Island and Ocean City to the south, Fenwick see more »

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries

  • 121 Martin Luther King Blvd.
  • Dover, DE 19901
  • Phone: (302) 739-9194
  • Region: Central
The First State Heritage Park is Delaware's fist urban "park without boundaries" located in the historic district of Dover, which has been Delaware's capital city since 1777. The park links nearly two see more »

Fort Dupont State Park

  • Reedy Point Bridge, DE Rt 9
  • Delaware CIty, DE 19706
  • Phone: (302) 834-7941
  • Region: Northern
Parking: Boaters may park in the lot adjacent to boat ramp. There is no fee for boaters to park.  Visitors who want to engage in other recreational activities may park in the lot at the end of see more »
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99 Kings Highway | Dover, DE 19901