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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC dedicates new playground at Trap Pond State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

DNREC officials today unveiled a new playground at Trap Pond State Park during a dedication ceremony also attended by state Senator Bryant Richardson, state Representative Timothy Dukes, Trap Pond Partners President Chase Cline, and a host of other local officials.




Jack A. Markell Trail Connecting Wilmington to New Castle Opens

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Delaware’s Congressional delegation, Governor John Carney, former Governor Jack Markell, State Representative Valerie Longhurst, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, and other state and local officials gathered on Wednesday at the DuPont Environmental Education Center at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, to open the new 7.9-mile trail named […]




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and Fort Miles Historical Association announce construction of new amenities at fort to begin Sept. 4

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Fort Miles Historical Association (FMHA), will begin construction on a new outdoor event and programming venue at the Fort Miles Museum and historical area beginning Sept. 4.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces the Point at Cape Henlopen to reopen Sept. 1 following closure for beachnesting season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation today announced that the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will reopen beginning Saturday, Sept. 1.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park Lantern Tours return to light up Fridays this fall

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s lantern tours of The Green and three of Dover’s historic cemeteries will entertain with stories from Dover’s history at 8 p.m. on Friday evenings this fall. Take a walk through Dover’s history by the light of a lantern on one of the four of the evening tours offered by the park.







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC dedicates new playground at Trap Pond State Park

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

DNREC officials today unveiled a new playground at Trap Pond State Park during a dedication ceremony also attended by state Senator Bryant Richardson, state Representative Timothy Dukes, Trap Pond Partners President Chase Cline, and a host of other local officials.




Jack A. Markell Trail Connecting Wilmington to New Castle Opens

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Delaware’s Congressional delegation, Governor John Carney, former Governor Jack Markell, State Representative Valerie Longhurst, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, and other state and local officials gathered on Wednesday at the DuPont Environmental Education Center at the Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge in Wilmington, to open the new 7.9-mile trail named […]




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and Fort Miles Historical Association announce construction of new amenities at fort to begin Sept. 4

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Fort Miles Historical Association (FMHA), will begin construction on a new outdoor event and programming venue at the Fort Miles Museum and historical area beginning Sept. 4.




DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announces the Point at Cape Henlopen to reopen Sept. 1 following closure for beachnesting season

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation today announced that the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, will reopen beginning Saturday, Sept. 1.




DNREC’s First State Heritage Park Lantern Tours return to light up Fridays this fall

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Featured Posts | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

DNREC’s First State Heritage Park’s lantern tours of The Green and three of Dover’s historic cemeteries will entertain with stories from Dover’s history at 8 p.m. on Friday evenings this fall. Take a walk through Dover’s history by the light of a lantern on one of the four of the evening tours offered by the park.