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Bellevue State Park, DE

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Fri May 22 2015
5 site(s) found

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
Rates: Please be advised, rates may vary for DE Residents vs. Non-Residents.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.78278, -75.50056
39°46'58"N, 75°30'2"W

From the North:
Take I-95 south to exit #9 Marsh Road. At base of ramp is a traffic signal, turn left onto Marsh Rd. At first traffic signal, turn left again onto Carr Rd. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.

From the South:
Take I-95 north to exit #9 Marsh Road. At base of exit ramp, turn left onto Carr Rd. Go straight through traffic signal. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.
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Take I-495 north to exit #4 Edgemoor. Bear right on ramp. At first intersection, turn right onto Edgemoor Rd. At 4th traffic signal (0.8 miles), turn right onto Marsh Rd. At 3rd traffic signal (1.3 miles), turn right onto Carr Rd. Park entrance is 0.9 miles on the right.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Road
Wilmington  DE  19809

Phone Number:

Project Office: (302)761-6963