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Welcome to the southernmost beach in the First State!

Fenwick Island State Park serves as the gateway to Little Assawoman Bay. Tiny compared to Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore, the usual beach activities like swimming, surfing, and fishing are nevertheless popular, as are windsurfing and kayaking.

Area: 344 acres

List of Outdoor Activities:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Beach open for horseback riding (November 1 through April 30)
  • Kayaking
  • Picnicking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

We love our state parks here in DE and especially love when we can bring our dogs! There’s nothing like a doggie beach day. Thanks for sharing!

Posted withregram • __dixiesdestinations__ Want to make your pup smile? Take them to 📍Fenwick Island State Park! They have designated a portion of their beach for humans with fur babies! Now you and your pup can sunbathe together! 🌞🌊 Be sure to follow the signs that are posted regarding pup policies!

When entering the park, you will have to purchase a day pass! For Delaware vehicles, it is $5. Out of state vehicles are $10. Love your visit? You can also purchase annual passes!

Be sure to check out destateparks.com for more information! 🌞

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If you’re driving on Route 1 between Fenwick Island and Cape Henlopen in Delaware, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll pass one of the many World War II watch towers on the Eastern Shore. These historic landmarks have a fascinating history of the preparations made for potential enemy invasion and U-boat sightings. To learn more about the towers and the restoration process underway, visit restorethetower.org
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Beautiful sunrise today @ Fenwick Island State Park. I love going to work before ‘going to work’ #fenwickisland #fenwickislandstatepark #sunrise #atlanticocean ...

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Grateful for a few days with family at the shore. Wishing every one a relaxing Sunday.
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List of Amenities:

  • Little Assawoman Bay
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat | Kayak | SUP Rentals by Coastal Kayak*
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Food | Refreshments*
  • Hiking | Horse Trail (Beach Trail)
  • Pet Areas
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Umbrella and Beach Chair Rentals*
  • Showers
  • Surf Fishing (Off-Road) Areas (license required)
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Beach
    *Summer only

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What are the park’s operating hours?
A: Open daily, from 8:00 AM to sunset (which varies every day)
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Q: Did you say fishing? Where are the best spots?
A: The ocean beaches are a favorite spot for surf fishing. Three dune crossings provide access to multi-use beaches where vehicles with a surf fishing license plate bearing a current surf-fishing decal can drive onto the beach to fish.
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Q: Outdoor activities are great, but are there any romantic spots?
A: Certainly! Take in the setting sun at the Assawoman Recreation Area as it dips below the undeveloped shoreline of the Little Assawoman Bay.
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Q: I’ve always wanted to try kayaking, where should I go?
A: Coastal Kayak rentals, right on the shores of the Little Assawoman Bay, is a must for visitors looking for an exciting paddling experience on the Inland Bays.
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Q: How’s the beach?
A: Sunbathe, build sand castles, and more! The white sand beaches gradually slope into the Atlantic, creating a broad swimming area patrolled by lifeguards during the summer.
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