Spend Your Saturdays at Cape Henlopen State Park This February

Cape Henlopen State Park observation towerOne of our favorite places for families to visit in the Rehoboth Beach area, Cape Henlopen State Park is home to beaches, hiking and biking trails, basketball courts, a disc golf course, and much more!

It is also a wonderful place to go if you are looking for an opportunity for your family to learn about the environment and the animals inhabiting the land and water around you while vacationing in Rehoboth Beach.

Each Saturday in February you and your children can participate in some unique learning opportunities at the park.

Whether you are interested in a nature hike or a history lesson, the perfect winter event awaits you just 20 minutes from The Avenue.

Volunteer Trail Day

Provide your family with a fun lesson in volunteerism on Volunteer Trail Day at Cape Henlopen State Park. Join community members at the park’s Seaside Nature Center at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 10th for your assignment.

Light maintenance on park trails will be performed from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Lantern Tour of Fort Miles

Enjoy an evening of exploration by lantern light on Saturday, February 17 with the Lantern Tour of Fort Miles.

Taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the event provides a chance for history buffs to learn more about our area’s World War II history.

Seals on the Beach

If your children love to learn about wild animals, Seals on the Beach is the perfect Cape Henlopen State Park event to bring them to.

Explore the park’s beaches and catch a glimpse of the seals that bask on them during the winter months as you learn all about their habitat and the food they eat.

The fun takes place on Saturday, February 24th from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.


To pre-register for any of these Cape Henlopen State Park activities, please call the park at 302-645-6852. Once you’ve decided which weekend of fun best suits your family’s interests, all that is left to do is book your February vacation at The Avenue.

We can’t wait to see you here!

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