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Fox Point State Park, DE

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Sat May 23 2015
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Description

Fox Point is a “window on the river”. You can stand at any of the park's new overlooks and see all the way to Philadelphia looking north and well beyond the Delaware Memorial Bridgelooking south. There just aren't that many easily accessible places in Delaware where such a spectacular view is readily available.
The adaptive reuse of the land upon which this phase of Fox Point State Park has been developed is a singular achievement. Not only does the process of remediating a toxic waste site provide an important educational opportunity, but it also reminds us just how frail our natural resources can be. This window came too close to being locked and shuttered, perhaps forever.
Fox Point State Park provides front row seats for watching the river at work. With the shipping channel a scant hundred yards away, the view of the tugs and tankers will truly be up close and personal. In addition, the park features interpretive displays describing the functions of the various watercraft plying the river.

Recreation:

Playground
Walking Trails
View of Delaware River

Facilities:

Playground
2 Pavilions

Nearby Attractions:

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

Alerts and Important Information

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

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.75611, -75.48972
39°45'22"N, 75°29'23"W

From the North:
Take I-495 south to exit #4B Edgemoor Road. At top of ramp, bear right onto Edgemoor Road. At first intersection, turn left onto Hay Rd. Park entrance is 0.4 miles straight ahead.

From the South:
Take I-495 north to exit #4 Edgemoor Road. Bear left on exit ramp. At stop sign, turn left onto Hay Rd. Park entrance is 0.2 miles straight ahead.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Fox Point State Park
800 Carr Road
WIlmington  DE  19809

Phone Number:

Project Office: (302)761-6963