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Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

Date Posted: Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

On March 1, the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park was closed for migratory and beach nesting shorebirds. The closed sections, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, were marked with PVC poles and twine with flagging for visibility. The closure benefits threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other wildlife. This week, the closure will be extended approximately 100 yards south toward the Point parking area crossing. In addition, another adjustment to the southern boundary may occur as early as May 14.




Fort Miles Artillery Park to add 90 mm anti-aircraft gun to collection

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

DOVER – A World War II model M2 90 mm anti-aircraft gun is scheduled to be delivered to the Fort Miles Artillery Park in Cape Henlopen State Park on Thursday, March 30, through a partnership between DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and the Fort Miles Historical Association. The gun came from the collection at […]




Fee season now in effect in Delaware State Parks

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds visitors to Delaware’s state parks that entrance fees are back in effect, being collected through Nov. 30, 2017.




Pinelands Nature Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park has reopened

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

The Pinelands Nature Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park reopened today following tree maintenance work. The trail closed Feb. 17 when Division of Parks & Recreation staff noticed that trees had fallen – or were leaning over – the trail. Parks staff removed a number of those trees within the trail to ensure public safety.




The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2017 beachnesting season

Date Posted: Monday, February 27th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Parks and Recreation DNREC

The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will close beginning Wednesday, March 1, for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including red knot, piping plovers, oystercatchers, least terns and other species.




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