Delaware outdoors and recreation: a state guide to parks and nature areas in the Smyrna area
Big Oak Park
417 Big Oak Road, Smyrna, 744-2495, co.kent.de.us
90-acres feature a space-themed playscape and the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation
Blackbird State Forest
502 Blackbird Forest Road, Smyrna, 653-6505, dda.delaware.gov/forestry
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, 653-9345, fws.gov/northeast/bombayhook
The 16,000-acre refuge is a mecca for birders.
Woodland Beach Wildlife Area
4876 Hay Point Landing Road, Smyrna, 653-2882, fw.delaware.gov
6,300 acres is home to the Aquatic Resources Education Center.