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Fort DuPont State Park Fort DuPont State Park
Fort DuPont State Park
Fort DuPont State Park
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Lat: 39.56843
Lon: -75.58738
Ele: 3 ft
Weather: ° and (more weather)
Delaware Delaware
Lat: 39.56843   |    Lon: -75.58738   |    Ele: 3 ft   |    Current weather: ° and (see monthly averages)
Delaware Delaware

Explore this retired military base that was in operation from the American Civil War through WWll.

Fort DuPont State Park is located in northeastern Delaware by the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal. This fort was originally built to protect the port cities near the Delaware River from enemy ships. Now, it is a great area for birding and wildlife observation. Walk along the River View Trail and take pictures or watch the wildlife along the way. Bald eagles can be seen here year-round, and migratory shorebirds come by in the spring and fall. You may also see night herons on the water at dusk. The River View Trail is 1.1-miles and has an observation tower where you can climb to get a better view of the water. 

Visitors often come here for fishing along the banks of the Delaware River. There is also a boat launch where you can venture further for bigger fish. The park is open year-round from 8 am to sunset. Cash-only entrance fees apply from March 1 through November 30. Enjoy your time at this historic state park in Delaware.

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Fishing
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Fishing
Walking
Historic & Landmark Touring
Wildlife
State Park
Boating
Photography
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