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Fenwick Island State Park

Route 1, Fenwick Island, DE
+1 302-227-2800
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Wonderful place on warm summer evenings

We traveled to the State Park and visited the public beach close to Bethany-Fenwick Area. We found... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Dagmar W
,
Radford, Virginia
Nice walk on the beach!

Our fault it probably would be better to go during summer, but we were there in November and still... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
atasteofcreole
,
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“great beach” (19 reviews)
“ocean city” (19 reviews)
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Route 1, Fenwick Island, DE
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+1 302-227-2800
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"concession stand"
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"great beach"
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"ocean city"
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"public beach"
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"clean restrooms"
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"beach goers"
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"shower facilities"
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"the north end"
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"favorite beach"
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"great for families"
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"on duty"
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"summer season"
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"life guards"
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"family friendly beach"
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"beach season"
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We traveled to the State Park and visited the public beach close to Bethany-Fenwick Area. We found the beach less crowded than near the big hotels and more natural with debris from the ocean (some trash) The weather was great and we had fun with...More

2  Thank Dagmar W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Our fault it probably would be better to go during summer, but we were there in November and still had a cold but good walk on the beach!

Thank atasteofcreole
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Only $10 for out of state. Such a better sand spot vs inside Ocean city. Dogs allowed, fishing, driving up onto the beach is allowed in the area. Great trip!

Thank forevercontent
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went there for a beach day, very relaxing. Beach in great shape, not too crowded. Basic facilities to wash off sand. Two accesses to beach, although one had a bit too much sand, had to struggle to walk on it. Very basic in the way...More

1  Thank Larry B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can drive on the beach if you have a permit and plan on fishing. The vehicles generally stay together and away from the beach goers. There is plenty of space on this beach and no guards or beach patrol (which we liked). You can...More

Thank Trisheee
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving between Bethany Beach and Ocean City Maryland. In between is Fenwick. We stopped by to take a look and we ended up spending the afternoon on the beach relaxing and it was peaceful and not crowded. This was the best beach trip...More

Thank lori d
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the beaches at the state parks. Areas of the park for dog friendly. Also there was access to bathrooms and a small food area. I would recommend you get there early as the parking lots fill up and you may have to wait...More

1  Thank bensfamily16
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I'd been to a lot of the beaches in the area, but had never been to this particular state park, so I gave it a try and boy was I glad I did. One of the patrons was telling me it's the longest public beach,...More

2  Thank Duane T
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fenwick Island State Park is beautiful! The beach is nice and clean! The water was perfect! There is also a food area to grab snacks or ice cream. During the summer months, they have a crab hunt every Wednesday night. It is free, all you...More

2  Thank NYnick1
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice family friendly Beach at small State Park. Park features Atlantic Ocean access and large Beach area. Beach is very clean and has lifeguards. Park also features changing and shower area and a food concession stand. They also rent beach chairs and umbrellas. Only...More

1  Thank EliMidAtlantic
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GGirlBella
16 March 2018|
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Response from atasteofcreole | Reviewed this property |
check out visit southern Delaware (that is link) and search for dogs. I cannot post the link here. It won't let me Just clean up after please!! I can't begin to tell you how many people don't!! We saw a child playing in... More
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dylan1606
9 January 2018|
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Response from Nancy S | Reviewed this property |
surf fishing is good &allowed. You can get permit for 4wheel drive. The tourist center can tell you how to get that.
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basketballmomPa
1 July 2017|
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Response from rddiggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we sat next to one this week.
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