Adventure all the way to the Atlantic Ocean and barely see a house in 73 miles of river. This river has 24 miles designated as part of the National Scenic River System and the rest is designated for recreational use. Just because you do not see houses a lot of the river bank is privately owned. Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area offers 40 miles of river and 67,000 acres of public recreation around the river.
Cape Henlopen State Park located in Lewes, Delaware offers a beach lovers delight. The park is very popular with the sun worshipers and body surfing crowd. The northern swimming area also features a modern bath house with showers, changing rooms, and a food concession. You can walk around on the 3 mile paved trail and see more of the area. Lewes was founded in the 1600’s you can enjoy a trolley tour and visit interesting museums and see the waterfront and head to the beach and relax.
It is humanly possible to hike across the entire state of Delaware. You start at the Maryland State Line for your 14 mile hike. Starting on the north side of the c and d canal. You will hike along the canal wildlife zone to St George’s. Hiking eastward the route leaves the canal and you enter the woods continue on till you reach historic Delaware City. You will be rewarded with views of the waterway and a pleasant journey along the trail.
Wilmington Delaware is a city of historic significance. A stop here while in the area is a great idea you can enjoy a variety of activities spend a little time at Rockford Park. Surrounded by the woods and views of the city a perfect spot for a picnic, hiking or just kick back and enjoy.