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Book your fall camping stay!

Voted America's Best, Delaware State Parks offer 5 campgrounds that are perfect for the whole family. Sites varying from full hookups, to cabins, cottages, and yurts. Discover your camping adventure, and make memories to last a lifetime. Reserve now


Hunt for Ghosts - If You Dare

Take the night ferry over to Pea Patch Island to participate in a real paranormal investigation at Fort Delaware! Led by experienced ghost hunters, our three-hour investigations begin October 5, with one extended five-hour investigation on October 27. Reserve Now

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Boo-B-Que Is Back

Back for its fourth year, this BBQ festival brings Trick-Or-Treating, entertainment, and finger lickin' good BBQ to Delaware Seashore State Park. Boo-B-Que brings together the best BBQ competitors from up and down the East coast for a full weekend of fun. Trick-or-treat and sample mouth-watering wings as part of the People’s Choice Wing Competition on Friday, and enjoy the entertainment, beer garden, and more on Saturday! Join in the fun October 19-20.

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Discover Your Autumn Adventure

Discover Delaware State Parks in their prime as the changing of seasons transforms parks to shades of beautiful golden hues. Zip through the trees with Go Ape Treetop adventures, join a fall hay ride through the parks, or take part in an actual paranormal investigation at Fort Delaware State Park. Make your Fall spook-tacular with Delaware State Parks. Learn More

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Delaware State Parks Expanding by 4 Paws

Two patrol dogs are joining our State Park Enforcement team! The dogs will serve multiple roles and help us better serve our visitors and our mission. Read More

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Savor our Coastal Heritage

Join Delaware Seashore State Park for a unique evening that celebrates the sights and tastes of Delaware’s Coastal Heritage. Tour the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station to learn about the daily lives of the surfmen that served at the station, then sit down to a locally-sourced dining experience, with a menu inspired by what the surfmen may eaten around the turn-of-the-century. Learn More

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Portrait of James Jackson, Veterans Corps Volunteer for Delaware State Parks

James Jackson is a full-time member of the Delaware State Parks 2017/2018 Veterans Conservation Corps. Learn more about this amazing staff member

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