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For Kids and Families



The Reserve offers a variety of fun and educational activities for children and adults on Reserve property and along the Delaware Bayshore. All activities are free. Most require pre-registration.

Family Canoeing

Information & Registration

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve
302.739.6377

Discover the Delaware Bay with us!

The Reserve offers free public programs throughout the year.

Registration is required for all programs. To register, contact the Reserve at 302-739-6377.

Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration.

Save the Date!

September 19-26, 2020
National Estuaries Week

October 17, 2020
Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - Blackbird Creek Fall Festival

Join in a day of free family fun at the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival at the Blackbird Creek Reserve in Townsend.

Time: 10:00 am
Place: Blackbird Creek Reserve



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