The Delaware Seashore State Park is located just 5 min. South of Dewey Beach. It's comprised of 6 miles of ocean & bay shorelines. Included in this park system are Tower Road Beach, The Indian River Lifesaving Museum, and the Indian River Inlet complex. There is something for everyone in the family to enjoy at the Delaware Seashore State Park.
The Delaware Seashore Park is also home to an abundant amount of hiking & biking trails. Horseback riding is allowed on certain areas of the beach during particular times of the year as well (Please see their website for guidelines). For a complete map of the park please download the PDF on the link below.
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Take a trip back in time with the help of a soft breeze off the inlet and pristine white sand, against the backdrop of a picturesque, historic Life-Saving Station.The station was built in 1876 for use by the United States Life-Saving Service, a government organization created to respond to the alarming number of shipwrecks along the coastlines of the United States.Enjoy a tour of the station during your trip to the beach, and don't forget to stop by the gift shop for some unique nautical mementos of your trip.
For tour information please visit: www.destateparks.com or give them a call at (302) 227-6991.
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The Delaware Seashore is home to many amazing hiking, walking, & biking trails, many of which are located in the Cape Henlopen State Park, a short 15 min drive away from The Bay Resort. At the park you will find many different trails that range in length & degree of difficulty. The park is located on the Historic Fort Miles Site, which has been preserved by the State of Delaware & offers many breathtaking sites. Enjoy the beauty & sounds of nature as you venture through the historic park. For directions to the Cape Henlopen State Park please see our Map Page located on the toolbar above.
For a Trail Map of Cape Henlopen State Park please view the PDF below:
Gordons Pond State Park is located on the northern tip of Rehoboth Beach, DE. The park features beautiful bathing & guarded beaches, a pavillion, & concession. It is also home to two historic WWII towers which have become an iconic image of the Delaware seashore. The park is home to a couple of beautiful trails that take you along the outside of Gordons Pond & the beach. It is definitely a wonderful trail to hike in the Spring & Fall and perfect for bird watchers. For directions to the park please see our Map Page.
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The six-mile Junction and Breakwater Trail is a 12-foot-wide, crushed-stone pathway. The northern trailhead is located at the historic Wolfe House. There you can find a large parking lot, restrooms, information, and a bike rack. Tanger Outlets at the trail’s southern end provides similar amenities, along with the opportunity to break from the trail, shop the mall, and grab a bite to eat before heading back into the relative calm of the woods.
Hawks, geese, and the occasional bald eagle can be spotted in the air. And deer, squirrels, and other small animals often share the pathway. This trail is handicap accessible.
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