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Delaware camping is catching on!

Delaware is the second smallest state in the US but it’s camping popularity is growing.  The number of campers heading to Delaware state parks has steadily increased over the past year.  The state spent millions of dollars to upgrade their camping areas in hopes of bringing in more campers.  All things considered, it seems the goals are being met.  Camping is a great way to enjoy the outdoors.  Whether you tent camp or have a camper, check out Delaware’s opportunities.  Get out and enjoy the peacefulness of camping Delaware’s state parks!

“Statistics show camping is gaining in popularity at DNREC’s five state park campgrounds. So far in 2017, 5,658 visitors have camped for 2,391 nights in Delaware’s five campground parks and Indian River Marina Cottages, an increase of 7 percent in camping nights over 2016. In addition, reservations in 2017 have been booked up to a year in advance.”

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“The increase in camping reservations, especially at Lums Pond and Cape Henlopen state parks was particularly noteworthy as more than $6 million has been spent to upgrade the campgrounds to accommodate the needs of modern campers and address long standing infrastructure issues.”

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