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Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The Auburn Heights Preserve in Yorklyn became Delaware’s 17th state park Friday.

The new Auburn Valley State Park totals 366 acres, and includes portions of the former National Vulcanized Fiber facility.

 


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A Superior Court judge ruled against regulations on carrying guns in Delaware State Parks last week.


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DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation says the 2018 fee season gets underway March 1.

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Department of Agriculture are releasing new regulations on guns in parks next month.


Jason Minto

The Delaware Supreme Court has overturned a 40-year-old policy banning firearms in state parks.


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The state is slashing prices today for Black Friday, but the deals don’t have anything to do with shopping. In fact, they’re meant to help Delawareans who want to avoid the shopping frenzy.

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As the summer winds to a close,  hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches at Delaware State Parks will change next week.

The reductions in hours is necessary as lifeguards leaving the area to return to high school, college and school sports camps.

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Delaware may not have a mountain range or vast swaths of wilderness, but that’s not stopping it from becoming a popular camping destination.

 


Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

State officials hope long-waited updates to Cape Henlopen State Park will draw in more visitors starting this Memorial Day.

 

 

Cape Henlopen gets nearly two million visitors a year, but Delaware State Parks Regional Administrator Pat Cooper said it hasn’t exactly gotten all the maintenance it has needed to please visitors.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

The Delaware Tourism Office and Delaware State Parks are turning to a new smartphone app to highlight events and activities in the First State. 

 

 


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