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New Limits Set for Beaches

Starting on Friday, July 3 and lasting until further notice, the number of vehicles allowed in Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks will be limited to approximately 60% of the parking capacity. Closures may affect vehicles that have arrived at the park for drive-on surf fishing as well.

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News from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Covid-19 Updates

Starting July 3, the number of vehicles allowed in beach parks are limited to approximately 60% of parking capacity. Masks must be worn inside all park offices and in public areas where social distancing cannot be maintained. Most public areas are open, although a few, such as playgrounds and the Killens Pond Water Park, remain closed. Programs and summer concerts are being offered on a limited basis; day camps will run in July and August only at selected parks.

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2020 Delaware State Parks annual pass

Unlimited Summer Fun With An Annual Pass!

2020 annual passes are now on sale online, at most park offices, and at designated retail locations. Get free year-round entry to all state parks charging an entry fee -- substantial discounts available for seniors, Delaware residents, and active-duty military!

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Park interpreter giving  virtual tour for a #DailyParks video

New Virtual Content from #DailyParks

Dive into Delaware State Parks with educational content from the comfort of home every day! Daily posts include unique information about state parks, the Brandywine Zoo, animals, moments in history, scavenger hunts, and what goes on behind the scenes. Three days a week, we post new videos featuring park interpreters giving virtual tours and education programs. We even have coloring book pages you can download and print!

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Young  woman volunteer gardener at Killens Pond State Park

Help Your Favorite Park - Volunteer!

In as little as 2 hours, individuals and groups can make a difference in Delaware State Parks. And we have loads of ways for you to get involved! Help out with special events, conservation projects, nature center programming, and more as a volunteer, intern, campground host, or as a member of our Veterans Corps or Youth Conservation Corps.

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Discounted passes and benefits for business and other groups

Reward Your Staff, Group or Team

Our Group and Corporate Pass Program provides discounted passes, pavilions and meeting rooms for corporate offices, churches, schools, non-profits, and sports leagues. Build a tradition of wellness and outdoor adventure for your organization!

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