Hiking

Construction to temporarily close a portion of Delaware’s C&D Canal Conservation Area’s Castle Trail

May 1, 2014
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Due to construction activity, approximately 1.3 miles of the Michael N. Castle Trail at the C&D Canal Conservation Area near St. Georges will be closed to pedestrian traffic beginning Friday, May 2, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. The trail section, located east of the Biddle Point parking area, is expected to...
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Heels & Wheels: Delaware Walk & Bike Summit

March 21, 2014
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For the first time ever, recreational trail users and active trail transportation commuters are gathering together for the Heels and Wheels Delaware Walk & Bike Summit 2014.The summit, designed to bring walkers, hikers, bicycle and mountain bike riders, and runners together for an educational conference, is being held at the University of Delaware’s Clayton...
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Heels & Wheels: Delaware Walk & Bike Summit set for March 21, 2014

January 29, 2014
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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation and its partners have announced a date for the upcoming Heels & Wheels: Delaware Walk & Bike Summit. The summit, designed to bring walkers, hikers, bicycle and mountain bike riders, and runners together for an educational conference, is scheduled for Friday, March 21, 2014 at the University of...
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New Gordons Pond Trail for Health and Recreation at Cape Henlopen State Park

October 25, 2013
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U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, and other federal, state and local officials, trail supporters and outdoor enthusiasts, at the groundbreaking for the new Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The trail project, combined with the existing stone trail, will result in 2.75 total miles of improved...
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Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail Designated National Recreation Trail in Delaware

June 11, 2013
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Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Director of the National Park Service Jonathan B. Jarvis have announced the designation of 28 trails as national recreation trails, adding almost 650 miles of trails to the National Trails System. The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail is one of four National Recreation Trails designated in Delaware...
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DNREC and DelDOT announce project to build trail connector to protect pedestrians and bicyclists in White Clay Creek State Park

May 20, 2013
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Construction will begin this week on a connector that will join two existing trail facilities within the White Clay Creek State Park along Hopkins Road, as part of Governor Jack Markell’s First State Trails and Pathways Initiative.
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Portion of Junction and Breakwater Trail re-routed

May 6, 2013
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A quarter mile section of the Junction and Breakwater Trail has been closed to make way for construction of a new, planned housing development in Lewes, near Cape Henlopen State Park. The affected area is located in the northernmost trail segment between the Hawkseye community and Gills Neck Road.
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Open House on Gordons Pond Trail to be held on April 3, 2013

March 20, 2013
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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation will host a public open house for the proposed Gordon’s Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park. The Open House will be held 7 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 at the Lewes Library, 111 Adams Ave. in Lewes.
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Pete Bond Hiking Trail Closed at Elk Neck State Forest

February 20, 2013
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The Pete Bond Hiking Trail and Scenic Overlook at Elk Neck State Forest have been closed indefinitely due to a fire at the shooting range complex.
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First Day Hikes in Delaware

December 18, 2012
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Join Delaware State Parks in celebrating the first day of the New Year with a refreshing hike in the park. Parks statewide will host a First State, First Day, First Hike program to celebrate the national movement sponsored by America’s State Parks to have all 50 states offer First Day Hikes. Join us in...
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