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Outdoor Delaware: Adventure



Outdoors or indoors, there are plenty of exciting activities to experience and places to see in Delaware. Discover what’s out there!

Red Headed Woodpecker

YCC Disc Golfers

Nature’s Beauty – the Tony Florio Woodland Beach Wildlife Area - Photo Contest Winners! See nature’s beauty at DNREC’s Aquatic Resources Education Center near Smyrna.
Hunters: What You Need to Know - Hunting season gets underway in Delaware on September 1. Get all the information you need to go afield.
How to Stay Safe on the Water - Delaware’s waterways are packed with boat traffic this summer. Here are some tips and requirements you need to know to stay safe and enjoy your nautical adventures in the First State.
Meet the Lemurs (and More!) at The Brandywine Zoo - They have long striped tails, intense eyes and they’re full of antics. Meet the lemurs – and the other animals - at the Brandywine Zoo’s new Madagascar Exhibit.
Spring – It’s Bird TV - Now is a great time to grab your binoculars to witness the spectacle of the return of our migrant bird species throughout the state. Outdoor Delaware sat down with our staff birders to talk about spring birding and what makes it so special.
Four Tips for Fishing with Young Anglers - Fishing is a great activity for young people to jump-start interest in the natural environment. Our staff agree, there is no time like the present to encourage the next generation of environmental stewards.
“Not My Trash – But I Picked It Up.”
Coastal Cleanup 2020
- For 32 years, volunteers cleared tons of trash from Delaware beaches in single-day events. In 2020, to make the Coastal Cleanup accessible and safe for everyone, the effort transitioned to a month-long campaign.
Disc Golf: No Funny Pants Required - Any disc golf enthusiast will tell you it’s a great game. No clubs are required, you don’t need a caddie or an electric cart, you can play alone or with a group, and you don’t have to wear funny pants.
Go Herpin’ — Join the Effort to Catalogue Delaware’s Reptiles and Amphibians - You can help us create the first-ever Delaware Amphibian and Reptile Atlas by submitting photos and locations of Delaware’s reptiles and amphibians, or as we call them, “herps.”
Jellyfish to Watch Out For - Are you planning to go for a swim? If so, you may encounter jellyfish because they love warm water. And there are several species of jellies you should keep a watchful eye on as you venture out for a dip.
Wildlife Enthusiasts – Check Out Improved Access to the Bayshore! - Enjoy birding, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, taking photographs or just watching wildlife in their natural habitats when you visit the Delaware Bayshore. It doesn’t take much effort to find your favorite spot to enjoy some time outdoors.
Time Travelers Dig the John Bell House - The Delaware State Parks Time Traveler program offers a hands-on experience for volunteers to get involved in cultural heritage work at our state parks. And you can literally get your hands dirty.



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