Kent County

 

Parks and Natural Areas

Abbott’s Mill Nature Center
15411 Abbott’s Pond Road, Milford, 422-0847

313 acres features and old grist mill and pond.

Augustine Wildlife Area
Port Penn, 834-8433
About 2,700 acres border the Delaware River.

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Big Oak Park
417 Big Oak Road, Smyrna, 744-2495
90 acres feature the Delaware AeroSpace Education Foundation.

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna, 653-9345

The 16,000-acre refuge is a mecca for birders.

Brecknock Park
80 Old Camden Road, Camden, 744-2495
86 acres.

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve
818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, 739-3436
Includes the Blackbird Creek and St. Jones reserves.

Killens Pond State Park
5025 Killens Pond Road, Felton, 284-3412
Water slides, two pools.

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Little Creek Wildlife Area
Little Creek, 284-1077
4,700 acres popular with hunters.

McGinnis Pond
Wyoming
31 acres. 

Milford Neck Wildlife Area
Milford Neck Road and Pritchett Road, Milford, 284-1077
5,500 acres.

Norman G. Wilder Wildlife Area
782 Kersey Road, Viola
4,400 acres for hunting, riding horses.

Port Mahon Preserve
Port Mahon Road, Port Mahon, 654-4707 
340 acres of beaches, marshes and creeks.

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Silver Lake
Kings Highway and Washington Street, Dover, 736-7050
Boating, fishing, volleyball and a fitness court.

St. Jones Reserve
818 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover, 739-3436
Home of the St. Jones Center for Estuarine Studies.

Taber State Forest
1953 Burrsville Road, Harrington, 349-5754
1,240 acres.

Ted Harvey Conservation Area
Ted Harvey Wildlife Area Road, Dover
2,700 acres.

Woodland Beach Wildlife Area
4876 Hay Point Landing Road, Smyrna, 653-2882
6,300 acres. 

 

Public Golf Courses

Garrisons Lake Golf Club
101 W. Fairways Circle, Smyrna, 659-1206

Jonathan’s Landing Golf Course
1309 Ponderosa Drive, Magnolia, 697-8204

 

Sports

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, 674-4600
Live harness racing October to April. Simulcasts of harness and thoroughbred racing. 

Dover International Speedway
1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover, (800) 441-RACE
Dover hosts major NASCAR events in spring and fall.

Harrington Raceway & Casino
15 West Rider Road, Harrington, 398-7223
Live harness and simulcast racing.

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Our Best of Delaware Elimination Ballot is open through February 22!

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