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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:Gordons Pond 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: 50
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Num of Tables: 8
  • Alchohol: Y
  • Allow Amusement Devices: Y
  • Allow Tents/Canopies: Y
  • Amplified Music: Y
  • Park Entrance Fee: Y
  • Parking Distance (in feet): 200
  • Portajohns: Y
  • Trash Pick-up: Y
Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS Photo: Gordons Pond Pavilion, CAPE HEN. PAVILIONS

Alerts and Important Information


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.

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

Trash Removal:Trash Removal is included in pavilion rentals.

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.

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.

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.

The pavilion is located in the Gordon Pond State Beach area of Cape Henlopen State Park. 1 large BBQ grill, 1 fire ring with cooking grate. Please purchase your firewood locally. Electric extension cord needed to access 110 volt electric outlet. Decorations shall not be nailed or stapled into any park structure or tree and shall be removed immediately after your event. Trash pick-up included with rental. Water and portable commodes available from March 1 to November 30. Entrance fees are charged from March 1 to November 30.
Alcohol is permitted in the pavilion area, not on the beach. Contact the Park Office if live music is part of your event. 302-645-8983.

SWIMMING BEACH IS UNGUARDED. Swim at your own risk.

PARKING IS LIMITED. Once the Park Administrator or designated agent stipulates a park has reached capacity, no additional visitors will be admitted. Plan to carpool and arrive early in the day, especially on weekends.

Accessible only through Rehoboth Beach entrance.

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