Lewes Canal

  • Lewes Boat Ramp
  • Pilottown Road (End of Pilottown Road)
  • Lewes, DE 19958
  • Phone: (302) 539-3160
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Parking: Park at Lewes boat ramp. Parking lots designated for single vehicles - not boat trailer sites. 

This boat launching area with a large parking area also has a fishing pier. View the Roosevelt Inlet and the mouth of the Broadkill River from the parking lot. Also see the wind turbine on the UD Lewes Campus grounds.

Best Time to Visit: Year-round

Best Known For: Great access to boating on the Lower Delaware Bay. Go see the Lewes lighthouses or ride on the ferry.

Special Instructions: Launching area can be very busy during peak fishing hours - usually April-October - with most traffic in early morning and mid afternoon.

Enjoy recreational boating and fishing in Lewes Canal.