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  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC to Host White Clay Creek State Park Master Plan Public Meeting

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual meeting for the public to review and comment on the White Clay Creek State Park Master Plan proposed final draft from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2. The proposed final draft and instructions to join the virtual meeting are available at www.destateparks.com/whiteclaymasterplan.




DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DNREC Closes Fort Delaware until June 4 for Ferry Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed Fort Delaware State Park until Friday, June 4, to repair the Delafort ferry that transports visitors to the fort. The ferry is in need of repair due to an unforeseen mechanical issue. A second boat brought in as a temporary replacement to the Delafort […]




DNREC to Issue Off-Peak Surf Fishing Permits Starting May 25

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 21, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will launch an off-peak surf fishing permit pilot program starting Tuesday, May 25. The pilot program is being introduced in response to unprecedented surf fishing permit sales and to provide an opportunity to allow more anglers and beach users to safely social distance during the COVID-19 […]




Delaware State Parks Named a Finalist in National Competition for Excellence

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Delaware’s state parks abound with offerings for visitors, along with history and beautiful views like the World War II-era fire control towers along Delaware’s Atlantic coast. /DNREC Photo Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announce today that its Division of Parks and Recreation has been named a finalist for the American Academy for Park […]







  Category: Division of Parks and Recreation


DNREC to Host White Clay Creek State Park Master Plan Public Meeting

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will host a virtual meeting for the public to review and comment on the White Clay Creek State Park Master Plan proposed final draft from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2. The proposed final draft and instructions to join the virtual meeting are available at www.destateparks.com/whiteclaymasterplan.




DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DNREC Closes Fort Delaware until June 4 for Ferry Repairs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 28, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has closed Fort Delaware State Park until Friday, June 4, to repair the Delafort ferry that transports visitors to the fort. The ferry is in need of repair due to an unforeseen mechanical issue. A second boat brought in as a temporary replacement to the Delafort […]




DNREC to Issue Off-Peak Surf Fishing Permits Starting May 25

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Friday, May 21, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will launch an off-peak surf fishing permit pilot program starting Tuesday, May 25. The pilot program is being introduced in response to unprecedented surf fishing permit sales and to provide an opportunity to allow more anglers and beach users to safely social distance during the COVID-19 […]




Delaware State Parks Named a Finalist in National Competition for Excellence

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Delaware’s state parks abound with offerings for visitors, along with history and beautiful views like the World War II-era fire control towers along Delaware’s Atlantic coast. /DNREC Photo Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announce today that its Division of Parks and Recreation has been named a finalist for the American Academy for Park […]