Delaware State Parks - Your outdoor adventure starts here

YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE...


Lums Pond State Park, the official campground of University of Delaware Athletics

Time for UD Football

Make plans now to camp at Lums Pond State Park, the official campground of University of Delaware Athletics! Cheer on the Blue Hens and spend the weekend with family and friends at one of Delaware's premiere campgrounds -- at a discounted rate!

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18th Century Market Fair in Dover

Market Fair Is Coming!

The past comes to life on Saturday, November 2, with woodworkers and weavers, horners, blacksmiths and brewers, charlatans and shepherds, soldiers, seamstresses, soapmakers and more displaying their skills and their wares on Dover’s historic Green!

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Hunt for Ghosts in October

Is Fort Delaware haunted? Find out for yourself! Join up with Diamond State Ghost Investigators to explore the unexplained at one of the spookiest locations on the East Coast.

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Girl on bicycle - Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

Statewide Recreation Plan Now Available

This valuable planning and policy document identifies needs in outdoor recreation throughout the state of Delaware. The document includes tools and references for a variety of recreation partners.

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front of Auburn Heights Mansion

Introducing Auburn Valley State Park

Our newest state park features hiking trails, paved bike trails, the historic Marshall Mansion, the Marshall  Steam Museum, the Auburn Valley 1/8-scale railroad, and much more.

Learn more about this exciting addition to our award-winning state park system.

Buy your Delaware State Parks annual pass online

Get Your Annual Pass to Adventure

Get your pass to the great outdoors from Delaware State Parks! Your annual pass is good for unlimited year-round entry to 14 state parks featuring scenic beaches, newly-renovated campgrounds, hundreds of miles of trails, historical sites, summer concerts, rock climbing, kayaking, and so much more!

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