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Cape Henlopen State Park - Kayak Trip / Canoe Trip

Report Type: Day Trip Report
Trip Dates: July 2003
Nearest City: Lewes, DE
Difficulty: Moderate
Submitted by: JTinDE

Description:

Spent a wonderful day on the beach at the Cape! Surf fishing was dead so I thru the yak out for a paddle! Small swell made it for fun paddle little wind. The Dolphins never stopped cruising with ya till ya made it into the Bay around the Henlopen Light house! Nice trip of about 6 miles out and back. Took many photos some of the dolphins made it completely out of the water! One even gave me a little splash when it surfaced and got startled. A few others out mainly checking out all the Dolphins. Dolphins are fairly common in the area however Sunday saw an exceptional number! Stayed on the beach till about 5pm and than headed for home. Can't wait to get back out again next weekend! My own personal Margaritaville!!

Accommodations:

Surf fishing(permit for 4x4 required), camping and some primitive sites, fishing pier, and guided kayak tours and rentals.

Fees:

$3-5 entrance fee

Directions:

Cape Henlopen State Park is Located down the street from the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Approx 3/4 east of the entrance.


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