First State Favorites: Best state park


NEW CASTLE | Brandywine Creek State Park

ADDRESS 47 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington

WEBSITE www.destateparks.com/park/brandywine-creek

PARK SUPERINTENDANT Dwight Anttila

YEAR OPENED 1965

Describe what makes the park stand out: The park has 933 acres ofdiverse habitats to recreate in. Fromthe meadows surrounded by stonewalls, to the two Nature Preserves andthe Brandywine River running throughthe park, there is something foreveryone.

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned? We will be bringing back theRevolutionary War Reenactment inSeptember 2012. We have some newsummer day camps and are alwaysproviding new and exciting programsfor our visitors. Please check thewebsite for the program schedule.

 

KENT | Killens Pond State Park

ADDRESS 5025 Killens Pond Road, Felton

WEBSITE www.destateparks.com

PARK SUPERINTENDENT James Charney

YEAR OPENED 1965

Describe what makes your park stand out: We have numerous outdoorrecreational opportunities. For exampleWater Park, Nature Center, year roundcampground, and cabins, boat rental facilities,and band shell for our summerconcert series to name just a few.

What’s new about your business this year, or what do you have planned? New live reptile and amphibian exhibitsat the new Nature Center. We offernature based summer day camps.

 

SUSSEX | Cape Henlopen

ADDRESS Lewes