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Address: 100 Beach Ave, Smyrna, DE 19977-3238
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Great spot for sunset/sunrise

Beach area is small but good enough to take a stroll, very scenic along the coastline and the roadside . Living in Wilmington, this is the closest spot for sunrise/set in place of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
sphinx1214
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Hockessin, Delaware
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dekopps@aol.com
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have started several bike rides here. There is a huge parking lot, porte-potties, and lots of bike friendly roads near woodland beach. Route 9 is lovely as are the surrounding roads. It's an easy bike ride to Leipsic, which is an adorable small town. This is one of my favorite places to ride in central Delaware.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beach area is small but good enough to take a stroll, very scenic along the coastline and the roadside . Living in Wilmington, this is the closest spot for sunrise/set in place of other Dover beaches.

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Smyrna, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lots of history at this beach. Good walking beach for people and animals. Clean with a nice parking lot and plenty of portajohns (hey its better than nothing). Plenty of treasure to be found arrowheads, pottery, sea glass, flint etc.. Good fishing with a beautiful pier. Even a shipwreck if you don't mind hiking to it. Just got to watch... More 

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Maryland
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was a fun place to go with kids to collect Sea Glass and cool rocks. We had a good time, but it can be mucky, so be aware of that. Also, wear footwear. There is enough glass that hasn't been worn down that you could cut your foot if your not looking. This is a river beach, so the... More 

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Thank fricassee2000
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This a little beach and not much else. It is nice for walking. Back in the day there was an amusement park here but like so many other things ---it's gone all that remain are some wood pilings. Sometimes after a storm,sea glass will wash up its worth checking out.

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Thank Heather L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Very small beach. If tides are in then there is no beach. Small fishing/walking pier which is nice. Also at the other end of parking lot there is a nice sitting area. Ducks and seagulls too. Alot of horse flys! No trash bins. The road seems to flood out too. Overall it's quiet and a nice drive to get there

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Smyrna, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This is a nice place to walk on the beach when the tide is out. If the tide is in, you may get stranded up the beach. It also is a great place to go to see the horseshoe crabs when they come on shore to lay their eggs.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

It was off season so I am sure another season could be better for this beach. We stopped by on our drive on historic Rt. 9 from Smyrna. The beach was virtually deserted and we did not stay long due to colder weather.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This beach on the Delaware River is a nice beach for relaxing, fishing or beach combing. It is not a wide beach so you have to look at the tide charts before going. I enjoy walking the beach to find all sorts of treasures. There are some shells, driftwood, beautiful stones and sea glass. It never seems crowded, the parking... More 

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

There is a great fishing pier here. Beach is good for walking. Be careful swimming as there are a lot of wood pilings left over from a very old roller coaster that used to extend out into the bay. Just a few homes and not much else there.

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