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DNREC to Close The Point at Cape Henlopen for Beachnesting Season

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean and bay beach, Wednesday, March 1. Since 1993, The Point has closed annually for most of the spring and summer for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including […]




DNREC Awards New Restaurant Contract at Indian River Marina after Competitive Bidding Process

Following state procurement requirements, the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation released a Request for Proposals for Professional Services (RFP), which closed Nov. 30, 2022, with the goal of identifying vendor(s) and executing a new contract. The division received two responsive proposals and evaluated them utilizing criteria and scoring included in the RFP.




Delaware State Parks Visitation Exceeds 8 Million for 2022

 The DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation has seen a record number of park visitors for eight years in a row. Delaware State Parks’ growing popularity set another attendance record in 2022 by surpassing the 8 million visitors mark, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. While other state park systems […]




DNREC, LaVida Hospitality Will Not Proceed With Cape Henlopen State Park Restaurant Proposal

 DNREC announced a restaurant proposal for Cape Henlopen State Park will not proceed, and that additional visitor surveys and site reviews will be conducted prior to future RFPs for visitor enhancements to the park’s main beach area.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and La Vida Hospitality have mutually decided not […]




DNREC Encourages Visitors to Utilize Guarded Beaches at Delaware State Parks for Swimming

 Starting Monday, Aug. 29, those looking to swim at Delaware State Parks are encouraged to utilize guarded beaches, including the main beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the South Indian River Inlet side of Delaware Seashore State Park.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reduce the lifeguarding hours at […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Parks and Recreation"

DNREC to Close The Point at Cape Henlopen for Beachnesting Season

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean and bay beach, Wednesday, March 1. Since 1993, The Point has closed annually for most of the spring and summer for the benefit of threatened and endangered beachnesters and migratory shorebirds, including […]




DNREC Awards New Restaurant Contract at Indian River Marina after Competitive Bidding Process

Following state procurement requirements, the DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation released a Request for Proposals for Professional Services (RFP), which closed Nov. 30, 2022, with the goal of identifying vendor(s) and executing a new contract. The division received two responsive proposals and evaluated them utilizing criteria and scoring included in the RFP.




Delaware State Parks Visitation Exceeds 8 Million for 2022

 The DNREC Division of Parks and Recreation has seen a record number of park visitors for eight years in a row. Delaware State Parks’ growing popularity set another attendance record in 2022 by surpassing the 8 million visitors mark, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. While other state park systems […]




DNREC, LaVida Hospitality Will Not Proceed With Cape Henlopen State Park Restaurant Proposal

 DNREC announced a restaurant proposal for Cape Henlopen State Park will not proceed, and that additional visitor surveys and site reviews will be conducted prior to future RFPs for visitor enhancements to the park’s main beach area.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and La Vida Hospitality have mutually decided not […]




DNREC Encourages Visitors to Utilize Guarded Beaches at Delaware State Parks for Swimming

 Starting Monday, Aug. 29, those looking to swim at Delaware State Parks are encouraged to utilize guarded beaches, including the main beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and the South Indian River Inlet side of Delaware Seashore State Park.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reduce the lifeguarding hours at […]