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2022 Market Fair

2022 Market Fair

A “Colonial Renaissance Fair”, First State Heritage Park’s 18th Century Market Fair is back for 2022! Featuring period performers, music, food, games and one-of-a-kind craft vendors, this is an event you don’t want to miss.

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Fall Wagon Rides at Delaware State Parks

Fall wagon rides are a great way to enjoy the scenery of the parks and fellowship with friends and family. Join a public wagon ride or book a wagon for your group!

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Donate Today to Protect Delaware Resources

Support your favorite park or program with a safe and secure online donation! Donors' gifts to Delaware State Parks are managed responsibly by experts in planned giving at the Delaware Community Foundation, and have the greatest possible impact because of the creativity and spirit of resourcefulness that the fund fosters.

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Deer Season at DE State Parks

Deer Season Trail Closures

Deer hunting is an important management tool incorporated in our resource management to attempt to reduce the negative impacts deer have on the natural resources in Delaware State Parks. In parks where hunting occurs some trails may be closed during gun hunting seasons.

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Surf Fishing Vehicle

Surf Fishing Program Update

The DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation is working to evaluate and improve the Delaware Surf Fishing Program with input from local stakeholders, including current and recent permit holders.

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Youth Conservation Corps volunteers eradicating invasive species

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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