Sussex County

Parks and Natural Areas

Assawoman Wildlife Area
37604 Mulberry Landing Road, Frankford, 539-3160
Three tracts total 3,100 acres for hiking, birding, paddling and more on Little Assawoman Bay.

Beach Plum Island Nature Preserve
South Bayshore Drive, Lewes
129 acres open seasonally for fishing.

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Bethany Beach Nature Center
Del. 26, Bethany Beach, 537-7680
A 26-acre conservation area of mostly wetlands.

Cape Henlopen State Park
42 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, 645-8983
Swimming, camping, disc golf, picnic areas and more on the ocean and the bay, plus the Seaside Nature Center.

Delaware Seashore State Park
130 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth, 227-2800
2,825 acres.

DuPont Nature Center and the Mispillion Harbor Reserve
2992 Lighthouse Road, Milford, 422-1329

Prime birding.

Edward H. McCabe Preserve 
100 W. 10 St., Milton, 654-4707

143 acres of tidal marsh, forests and swamp.

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Fenwick Island State Park
Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, 227-2800
Ocean and bay. 

Gordons Pond Trail
​Trailheads at Cape Henlopen State Park and North Shores
2.65-mile trail includes three scenic overlooks.

Great Cypress Swamp
Del. 54 west of Selbyville 
12,400 acres. Permission required to enter.

Holts Landing State Park
Road 346, Millville, 227-2800
203 acres on Indian River Bay.

James Farm Ecological Preserve
Cedar Neck Road Ocean View, 226-8105
wo miles of trails through the woods to Indian River Bay.

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Junction and Breakwater Trail
Wolfe Neck Road, Lewes
The six-mile multi-use trail links Lewes and Rehoboth Beach.

Marshy Hope Wildlife Area
Whitney Swamp Road and Sandy Hill Road, Bridgeville
1,000 acres for hunting.

Midlands Wildlife Area
Jones Store Road and Hardscrabble Road, Georgetown
2,100 acres.

Nanticoke Wildlife Area
​Matts Road and Ellis Mill Road, Seaford
4,400-acre wilderness.

Old Furnace Wildlife Area
Old Furnace Road and Fleetwood Pond Road, Seaford

2,000 acres.

Ponders Tract at Pemberton Forest Preserve
Del. 16, Milton
908 acres open mid-February through mid-August.

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
11978 Turkle Pond Road, Milton, 684-8419
10,000 acres.

Prime Hook Wildlife Area
Little Neck Road, Milford
700 acres of wilderness near Delaware Bay.

Redden State Forest & Education Center
18074 Redden Forest Drive, Georgetown, 856-2893

Delaware’s largest state-owned timberland. 

Trap Pond State Park 
33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, 875-5153
The northernmost stand of bald cypress trees in the United States.



Delaware Center for the Inland Bays
39375 Inlet Road, Rehoboth Beach, 226-8105
Protects and preserves Delaware’s three shallow inland bays.

Owens Station
12613 Hunters Cove Road, Greenwood, 349-4334
The only downstate, state-owned public shooting sports range.

Public Golf Courses

Bayside Resort Golf Club
11310 Signature Blvd, Selbyville, 436-3400

Baywood Greens
32267 Clubhouse Way, Long Neck, 947-9800

Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club
7 Clubhouse Drive, Ocean View, 537-5600

Bethany Bay Golf Club
Captain’s Court, Millville, 539-3833

Heritage Shores Club
1 Heritage Shores Circle, Bridgeville, 337-7514

Hooper’s Landing Golf Course
1019 W. Locust St., Seaford, 629-2890

Marsh Island Golf Club
21383 Camp Arrowhead Road, Lewes, 945-4653

Midway Par 3
34578 Pinnacle Road, Lewes, 645-7955

Old Landing Golf Course
20836 Old Landing Road, Rehoboth Beach, 227-3131

The Rookery North Golf Course
6152 S. Rehoboth Blvd., Milford, 422-9745

The Rookery South Golf Course
27052 Broadkill Road, Milton, 684-3000


Other: statewide

Delaware Birding Trail
A chain of 27 sites across the state offers prime viewing.
Outdoor recreation, education areas and events across the state.

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