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Pickering Beach

Pickering Beach Rd., Dover, DE 19901
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Walk in Solitude

So, its important to know what you are getting with this beach. There's about six parking spots, a... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Shawn H
Small bay town

This is a small bay town with a bay beach. I came with a friend to look for seaglass. I didn’t... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
GardeningMom42
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Philadelphia, PA
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“horseshoe crabs” (19 reviews)
“clams” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Pickering Beach Rd., Dover, DE 19901
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"horseshoe crabs"
in 19 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 3 reviews
"clams"
in 6 reviews
"porta potty"
in 2 reviews
"great beach"
in 2 reviews
"rocks"
in 6 reviews
"nature"
in 5 reviews
"wildlife"
in 2 reviews
"tide"
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"upright"
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

So, its important to know what you are getting with this beach. There's about six parking spots, a porta-potty, and then a beach with some interesting rocks, shells from horseshoe crabs, and corals and seaweed. The beach is fronted by a row of largely seasonal...More

4  Thank Shawn H
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is a small bay town with a bay beach. I came with a friend to look for seaglass. I didn’t find any. It also felt like walking along the beach of a small lake.....no waves, small beach of sand and rocks. Not much to...More

2  Thank GardeningMom42
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We are in town for a lacrosse tournament and wanted to check out a beach between games. Pickering Beach was closer than Rehoboth Beach to where we are staying in Dover so decided to check it out. Wrong choice we should have driven out to...More

13  Thank awong333
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Visited this beach on a recent trip to Dover for the NASCAR race. Beach is only 7 miles from the race track. There are several parking spots at the beach access point. There is also a Porta potty there too. We went when tide was...More

4  Thank John M
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Being this far north and in a bay it was what I expected. Relaxing place to just walk along in the sand. It was quiet and nobody bothered us There are parking spots on the north side of the road as you pull up. Port-o-potty...More

3  Thank Sam H
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you understand what you are getting into, this beach is interesting. Yes, it is very small and non-resident parking is limited (park to the left as you go in, not on the road that runs parallel to the beach), but I've never seen it...More

5  Thank TNorla
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time going to this beach as it is private for residents! All the signs at beach indicate that it is illegal to Park and your car will be towed away!

2  Thank Gordon S
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Not friendly atmosphere and were can park ?? Only see tow away sign. the beach was deserted and full of slippery moss

3  Thank Caroline W
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great walk on the beach. The crab season was over so there were a few dead ones laying around but plenty of shells and not many visitors.

Thank Tracey G
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was terrible. Alllllll the dead horseshoe crabs were all over and the beach was just nasty and very small. The water was brown and dirty and if a fish did live there they would dead too. Close to Dover downs but t was not...More

2  Thank Ed M
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hebling622
16 April 2017|
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Response from Sam H | Reviewed this property |
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24 February 2016|
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Mid May- mid June.
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Antlive777
28 January 2016|
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Yes, dogs are allowed as long as you keep them on a leash and pick up after them. The sign says no pets, but it is an old sign. Hopefully, the charming town of Little Creek will have a dog park soon,too. They are only... More
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