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Apply Now for State Park Internships

Get in on a training program that provides practical work experience and valuable training in the many and varied careers available at Delaware State Parks. Spring, summer and year-round positions available in education, research, policy, animal care and more, all while earning up to $4,200 in education stipends.

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News from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

COVID-19 Information

State park offices are now open with limited hours of 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every day. Nature centers remain closed, and all in-person programs have been cancelled. Masks must be worn in all public areas where social distancing cannot be maintained.

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Off-Peak Surf-Fishing Pilot Program Permits

The new off-peak pilot program permits allow drive-on surf fishing access on weekdays and during the off-season.

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Discounted passes and benefits for business and other groups

Reward Your Staff, Group or Team

Our Group and Corporate Pass Program provides discounted passes, pavilions and meeting rooms for corporate offices, churches, schools, non-profits, and sports leagues. Build a tradition of wellness and outdoor adventure for your organization!

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Tell Us Your Story!

This year marks 70 years of operation for Delaware State Parks, and we have you to thank for it! We're celebrating all year long by asking to hear your stories about the meaningful experiences you've had in Delaware State Parks over the years. Share your park stories and photos to be entered to win a special anniversary giveaway!

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No matter what you are planning, there is a special place in your Delaware State Parks to create a one-of-a-kind event. We have unique locations that are perfect for an elegant wedding, situated within some of Delaware's most scenic areas.

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Click a date/time to see event details, or scroll down below the calendar to see a complete list of upcoming programs, then click the REGISTER button to sign up!

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