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Water Activities

From its peaceful rivers and creeks to its magnificent inland bays and ocean, Delaware is brimming with wet and wild water activities. Fishing, clamming and crabbing are practically state sports in southern Delaware. Kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding offer exclusive access to some out-of-the-way natural settings.

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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Delaware Convention & Visitors Bureau
99 Kings Highway | Dover, DE 19901