Murderkill River

  • Bowers Beach Boat Ramp
  • Main Street and Clifton Cubbage Drive
  • Bowers Beach, DE 19946
  • Phone: (302) 284-1077
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Parking: Park at Bowers Beach Boat Ramp..

The public boat ramp allows boat access to Murderkill River and into Delaware Bay.

Hours of Operation: Sunday - Saturday

Seasonal Hours: Fishing and boating access area open year-round.

Best Time to Visit: Year-round

Best Known For: Hunting, fishing, crabbing, bird watching, boating.

Special Equipment: Mosquito repellent needed during warm seasons.

Special Instructions: Waterfowl hunting at blind sites without a permit is available in designated areas on wildlife area maps.

Enjoy recreational boating and fishing in the Murderkill River.



  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday