Bellevue State Park, DE

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Bellevue Hall mansion commands a grand view of this historic estate, and its present form reflects alterations made by William du Pont, Jr. Mr. du Pont surrounded his home with the finest facilities: tennis courts, stables, gardens, and a picturesque pond, amid woodlands and fields overlooking...

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Description

Bellevue Hall mansion commands a grand view of this historic estate, and its present form reflects alterations made by William du Pont, Jr. Mr. du Pont surrounded his home with the finest facilities: tennis courts, stables, gardens, and a picturesque pond, amid woodlands and fields overlooking the Delaware River. The park was acquired by the State of Delaware in 1976.

Geography:

Small pond Bellevue Nature Preserve

Recreation:

1-1/8 mile fitness track with a Life Course
Catch-and-release fishing pond
Multi-use trails for walking, jogging and cycling
18-hole disc golf course
Outdoor ice skating

Facilities:

Bellevue Hall
Cauffiel House
Disc Golf Course
Fishing Pond
Tennis Center
3 Pavilions
2 Picnic Areas

Nearby Attractions:

Rockwood Museum
Brandywine Zoo
Brandywine Valley Atractions
DE Children’s Museum
Frawley Stadium (Home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks)

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Art & Museum
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Comfort Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Gift/Souvenir Shop
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Horseshoes
  • Information Center
  • Jogging/Running
  • Meeting Hall
  • Nature Study
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rent Bicycles
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Churches
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Medical Clinic
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Baseball/Softball Fld
  • Geological Formations
  • Golfing
  • Laundry
  • Motel
  • Restaurant
  • Rock Climbing
Within 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Antiquing
  • Arboretum
  • Auto Touring/Scenic Rtes
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Cultural Activities
  • Dock, Boat
  • Emergency Services
  • Fishing River
  • Gardens, Botanical Displ
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Mall
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museum
  • Musical Performances
  • Nature Center
  • Newspapers
  • River
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Town
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Winery Tours
Alerts and Important Information
None

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington  DE  19809

Phone Number:

Project Office: (302)761-6963