No matter the season, Delaware residents can enjoy a wide array of outdoor recreational activities. From our intricate greenway system, bike trails and pristine state parks and beaches, outdoor activities are easily accessible wherever you are in the state.
Explore the tabs below to learn more about outdoor recreation in Delaware.
Cyclists in Delaware enjoy everything from rugged woodland trails to the easy-going beach rides of the south and hilly road workouts of the north. With the passage of the Bicycle Friendly Delaware Act of 2017, cycling in Delaware is safe, convenient and fun for all our residents and visitors.
Learn more about the Delaware Outdoor Trail for bicyclists.
An ambitious program linking Delaware’s open spaces, recreation areas and historic sites, Delaware Greenways allow residents and visitors alike to easily navigate trails, pathways and scenic corridors, connecting the entire state.
Together, these pathways link and build communities while winding through some of the most beautiful scenery in Delaware.
From elegant and historic mansions to camping, hiking and fishing, Delaware offers limitless opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to get out and get going, just steps from where they live.
In Northern Delaware, our award-winning state parks offer a mix of outdoor activities and incredible history, including:
Central Delaware is a birder’s paradise! Our Delaware Bay has more than 16,250 acres of wildlife refuge to observe native birds all year long.
Finally, along the coast of Southern Delaware, beach-lovers can soak up the sun on our state beaches:
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