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Not a swimming beach!

I brought my daughter here and we started to wade in when we realized that the small black 'rocks... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Saratoga Springs NY
via mobile
Nice quiet beach

Had an enjoyable time with my young girls walking up and down the beach. It is very rocky but you... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Kris F
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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Slaughter Beach, DE
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I brought my daughter here and we started to wade in when we realized that the small black 'rocks' covering the ocean floor were actually hermit crabs in all stages of development and size. This was alarming, as we'd both waded in and were getting...More

Thank shanz280
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable time with my young girls walking up and down the beach. It is very rocky but you can walk up above the stones so as not to hurt your feet. Lots of dead horse shoe crabs to be seen. Water is very...More

1  Thank Kris F
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Slaughter Beach is secluded and peaceful...a hidden gem. Usually just a few fishermen and folks walking their dogs or taking a walk by the Bay. Lots of beautiful stones, polished quartz, small shells as well as larger whelks at certain times of the year. Sea...More

3  Thank mesgps
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this place when my crying son had me up well before dawn and I was looking for somewhere to calm him down and enjoy the sunrise. Great for stone searching and a family beach experience.

Thank Warren L
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This beach has a large invasion of horseshoe crabs during May and June. I visited in mid July and found the beach disappointing. The water is very dirty. The pebbles on the beach was the only plus for this beach. The horseshoe crabs that were...More

1  Thank weasels2
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

First time back in probably close to 10yrs. I love how there is a considerable amount of parking and the bath house seems fairly well maintained. The pavilion was very nice with a whole bunch of picnic tables under it, and I really liked that...More

1  Thank Rosiegirl3
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the area camping so we decided to go check it out. It was super easy to find. There was parking right there. No fee for parking or entering. It was definitely worth it to check it out. Not very big but it...More

1  Thank Cheesa D
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I live approximately a 15-minute drive from Slaughter Beach. I love to come here and walk south along the beach along the Prime Hook National Wildlife Area. It is very relaxing to walk the beach and hear the waves lapping against the sand. I usually...More

4  Thank Larry T
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The beach was deserted when we went and we walked and walked. Not much to do but enjoy the quiet but it's my kind of beach. We will definitely be back.

4  Thank Kim30Chip
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were intrigued by the name so we decided to stop on our way back home from Rehoboth. What a nice little area. We were welcomed by a group of masons who brought a ton of food for those at the beach. They had burgers,...More

2  Thank hhigirl
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Joan M
28 May 2017|
Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
yes you can
Laura D
17 April 2017|
Response from mesgps |
yes it is
1 March 2017|
Response from beachcomber52017 |
at the Pavillion next to the firehouse.public access to the beach , public restrooms, parking.Some named streets are public access, pack in pack out, no facilities but parking.