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Passes and Permits on Sale

Surf Fishing Permits and Annual Passes on Sale in February

Delaware State Parks surf fishing permit sales will begin Tuesday, Feb. 1 and the sale of annual passes will begin Tuesday, Feb. 15.

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COVID-19 Information

Due to the surge in coronavirus cases driven by the omicron variant, while most state parks, nature and wildlife areas will continue to stay open, the following closures and reductions in hours will be in effect.

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Rosedale Beach Hotel

Call for Community Histories, Photographs and Artifacts

The Delaware State Parks Cultural Resources Unit needs your help to locate historic photos, illustrations, stories or artifacts related to Jason’s Beach and Rosedale Beach Hotel & Resort

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2022 Beach Patrol Tryout Registration is Open

Are you interested in joining the elite group of men and women that are the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol? Tryout registration is now open.

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Apply Now for State Park Internships

Love the outdoors? Good with people? Want to make some money, get experience, and have some fun? We are offering academic and career focused positions working with field experts while gaining real world experience. Spring, summer and year-round positions available in education, research, policy, animal care and more.

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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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