Delaware's National Parks

Explore the Park Sites in the First State


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Owner of many nicknames, including The Diamond State, The Small Wonder, and The First State, Delaware is not large in land mass, but features a massive appeal. Make your next travel plans and head for Delaware – you'll find a host of excellent outdoor recreation spots, including 13 National Historic Landmarks, and 692 listings on the National Register of Historic Places. 

While the First State National Historical Park is the only national park exclusively in Delaware, several other parks and historic sites spread across the its borders. The Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail meanders through 10 states, Delaware being one. The Chesapeake Bay Gateways & Watertrails Network has traces in seven states. The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail is nearly 3,000 miles long, with parts featuring in Delaware, too.