Outdoor Accessibility

Birding at Bombay Hook National Wildlife RefugeWildlife Refuge 

  • Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Smyrna) : Protecting one of the largest remaining expanses of tidal salt marsh, this wildlife refuge has two handicap-accessible walking trails perfect for exploring various habitats.  
  • Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge (Milton) : As a renowned place for nature photography and birding, especially with its wheelchair accessible observation platform, Prime Hook features its Dike Trail that overlooks the marsh. 

Delaware State Parks 

  • Beach Wheelchairs: At the locations listed below, beach wheelchairs can be borrowed from 8 a.m. until sunset year-round. Mobi-Mat equipment is available. Please contact Delaware State Parks at the designated numbers for more information. 
  • Additional Amenities: Various state parks have accessible paths and amenities for your enjoyment. For more information, please contact Delaware State Parks. 
    • White Clay Creek State Park (Newark) : Explore the Pomeroy Trail with lighting for improved visibility or the Wendell Castle Trail that was recently repaved for scenic views in nature.  
    • Alapocas Run State Park (Wilmington) : Designed to be accessible for every child, regardless of physical, mental or sensory abilities, the Can-Do Playground offers fun for everyone. 
    • Killens Pond State Park (Felton) : Accessible fishing opportunities are available for those eager to catch bass, crappie and sunfish. 

DE Seashore State Park

Delaware Nature Society 

  • DuPont Environmental Education Center (Wilmington) : Take an adventure along a quarter-mile handicap-accessible pond loop extending into a marsh and explore various species of wildlife and natural environments. 
  • Abbott’s Mill Nature Center (Milford) : With two handicap-accessible boardwalks, follow a clear coastal plain stream to open meadows, a picnic area and a garden for wildlife as well as the Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve.