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“A Must See”

Cape Henlopen State Park
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US$ 22.00*
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Ranked #2 of 51 things to do in Lewes
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Owner description: This oceanside state park comprises 155 campsites and the Seaside Nature Center.
Lititz, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Must See”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

If you are in Lewes (or vacinity) and are seeking some exercise, beauty and history I recommend at least a day trip to Cape Henlopen. I loved the easy access to the bike trails and the beauty of the park (you really need to go to the top of the Observation Tower - gives an excellent view of all the surrounding areas)

Visited April 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Worth the stop..enjoy the ocean..the quiet.”
Reviewed 21 April 2012

A lot to do here... It was quiet this time of year, with only a few people here and there. Nice scnery and worth stopping. My husband dropped his wallet outside of the car when getting out of the car to head to the water. When we returned a few hours later, I could see it from a distance on the ground.A car parked right next to us.. There were maybe seven cars in the lot and people here and there. His wallet was intact and nothing missing. :)

Visited November 2011
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Lewes, Delaware
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“Awesome diverse State Park”
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Cape Henlopen is located where the ocean and Delaware Bay meet. This small park offers swimming, surf fishing, sun bathing, camping in tents or cabins or RV's. They have a small but wonderful nature center and free bike rental to use on the 6+ miles of bike paths. Wildlife is everywhere.

On the weekends in July and August you simply must get up early and arrive before 10 as they almost always close the gate when they reach maximum occupancy.

Enjoy!

Visited April 2012
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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41 reviews
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“Beautiful Atlantic Shores”
Reviewed 12 April 2012

The park fronts the Atlantic at the turn to Delaware Bay. With its wide expanse of beachfront swept on one side by the sea and sheltered on the other by the dunes, the park is definitely worth a stop.

Visited April 2012
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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“We love coming here”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

This is a well maintained park with lifeguards. clean beach showers, snack stand, etc. There is a campground, museum.hiking trails, watch tower to go up in, beautiful views.

Visited May 2011
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