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WHEN:
DATE: 02/24/2019
TIME: 10:00am-2:00pm (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 4-8 miles
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DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water!  Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, and carpooling directions.)

Please meet and be ready to hike promptly at 10:00 a.m. at Gordon’s Pond State Beach at the picnic pavilion at the far end of the parking lot. We’ll head across the marsh on the boardwalk, over some dunes, up to the lookout tower and come back along the beach. The hike will be 4-8 miles depending on the weather. Afterwards, we’ll have lunch at the new Dogfish Head Brew and Eats in Rehoboth Beach. If you’re interested, after lunch we can walk (about 2 miles roundtrip) on the new trail from the entrance to Henlopen to the Delaware and Rehoboth canal. There is no parking fee in February.

Carpooling: Meet at the Park ‘N Ride at 273 and Rt. 7 promptly at 8:00 a.m. if you wish to carpool.

LOCATION

WHERE:
Cape Henlopen State Park – Gordons Pond – South Lot

NEAREST ADDRESS:
61 Ocean Dr
Rehoboth Beach,  DE 19971

EXACT COORDINATES:
38.741865, -75.080928

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
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PARKING FEE:
Seasonally

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Yes

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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
From the intersection of DE-1 & US-113 in Milford, DE. Continue on DE-1 South for 24.53 mi. Turn slight left onto DE-1A (toward Rehoboth) & proceed 0.8 mi. At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto Columbia Av & proceed 1.0 mi. Turn left onto Surf Av and proceed 280 ft. Turn right onto Henlopen Av / Duneway / Ocean Dr (multiple name changes) & proceed 1.0 mi to the state park entrance booth. Continue 0.9 mi  to just before the pavilion circle, turn right into the northeast section of the huge parking area.


LOCATION NOTES:

  • Mode: Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: 2.65 miles (one way)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: Yes

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