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Cape Henlopen State Park, DE

Photo: Cape Henlopen State Park
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri May 22 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS
Find Similar Sites Type:Pavilion Amenities:
Electric Hookup Accessible
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Reservation Window: Thu Oct 23 2014 – Thu Oct 22 2015

Check-in: 8:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: N/A

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Pavilion
  • ADA Accessible: Y
  • Checkin Time: 8:00 am
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Electricity Hookup: 30
  • Max Num of People: 220
  • Shade: Shaded
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Num of Tables: 32
  • Alchohol: Y
  • Allow Amusement Devices: Y
  • Allow Tents/Canopies: Y
  • Amplified Music: Y
  • Horseshoe Pit: Y
  • Park Entrance Fee: Y
  • Parking Distance (in feet): 50
  • Parking Spaces: 20
  • Portajohns: Y
  • Trash Pick-up: Y
Main Beach Pavilion Photo: Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Main Beach Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS

Alerts and Important Information


Amusement devices (moon bounces, etc.) and canopies:Additional space may be available for amusement devices (moon bounces etc.) or canopies. Please contact the park for availability, to make arrangements for the additional space at least one week prior to the event and for rates for the added space.

Trash Removal:Trash Removal is included in pavilion rentals.

Activity Bag:An Activity Bag may be available at the park for rent. Call the park for details.
Parking :Please park in designated parking lots. Parking next to a pavilion is prohibited.
Tobacco Use:Pavilions and Picnic areas are designated tobacco free zones.
Restrooms:Restrooms are open from April 1 to October 31.

Alcoholic BeveragesAlcohol may only be displayed and consumed within pavilion or picnic area only. Keg beer is not permitted. Only cans may be brought into the park. No glass bottles.

Estimated Arrival Time:Please contact the Park prior to Arrival with your estimated arrival time.

Park entrance fees are in effect for reservations between March 1st and November 30th, guests will need to be prepared to pay this fee upon entry to the Park. Please contact the Park for more information.

Pets are NOT allowed at pavilion sites.

Use of tents, canopies and amusement devices need approval from the park office. Additional fees apply.

Hours of operation, 8:00am to Sunset. There is no lighting at the pavilion, therefore no events permitted past sunset.
Located next to the ocean and (seasonally) lifeguarded swimming beach. Pedestrian beach crossing provided for access to swimming beach.
Seating for approximately 220 people. Picnic tables are extremely heavy and must not be moved from underneath the pavilion.
Parking for approximately 20 vehicles; Please carpool and arrive early in the day. Directional signs must be free-standing, approved by the park office and removed immediately following your event.
Decorations shall not be nailed or stapled into any park structure or tree.

Bathhouse is located nearby.

The pavilion parking area will remain closed and the gate locked until you open it for your event. Contact the park office for parking lot combination code. Once you open the gate, the park is not responsible for vehicles parking in the area that are not associate with your group.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.