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Fenwick Island State Park

Route 1, Fenwick Island, DE
+1 302-227-2800
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Great spot

Only $10 for out of state. Such a better sand spot vs inside Ocean city. Dogs allowed, fishing... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
Fun beach day

Went there for a beach day, very relaxing. Beach in great shape, not too crowded. Basic facilities... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Larry B
College Park, Maryland
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  • Average6%
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“great beach” (19 reviews)
“snack bar” (11 reviews)
Route 1, Fenwick Island, DE
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Only $10 for out of state. Such a better sand spot vs inside Ocean city. Dogs allowed, fishing, driving up onto the beach is allowed in the area. Great trip!

Thank forevercontent
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went there for a beach day, very relaxing. Beach in great shape, not too crowded. Basic facilities to wash off sand. Two accesses to beach, although one had a bit too much sand, had to struggle to walk on it. Very basic in the way...More

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

You can drive on the beach if you have a permit and plan on fishing. The vehicles generally stay together and away from the beach goers. There is plenty of space on this beach and no guards or beach patrol (which we liked). You can...More

Thank Trisheee
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving between Bethany Beach and Ocean City Maryland. In between is Fenwick. We stopped by to take a look and we ended up spending the afternoon on the beach relaxing and it was peaceful and not crowded. This was the best beach trip...More

Thank lori d
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the beaches at the state parks. Areas of the park for dog friendly. Also there was access to bathrooms and a small food area. I would recommend you get there early as the parking lots fill up and you may have to wait...More

1  Thank bensfamily16
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I'd been to a lot of the beaches in the area, but had never been to this particular state park, so I gave it a try and boy was I glad I did. One of the patrons was telling me it's the longest public beach,...More

2  Thank Duane T
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fenwick Island State Park is beautiful! The beach is nice and clean! The water was perfect! There is also a food area to grab snacks or ice cream. During the summer months, they have a crab hunt every Wednesday night. It is free, all you...More

1  Thank NYnick1
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice family friendly Beach at small State Park. Park features Atlantic Ocean access and large Beach area. Beach is very clean and has lifeguards. Park also features changing and shower area and a food concession stand. They also rent beach chairs and umbrellas. Only...More

1  Thank EliMidAtlantic
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We decided to spend a day of our OCMD vacation visiting nearby Fenwick Island and spent a couple hours at the beach at Fenwick Island State Park. Parking is $10 for out of state cars, and we had to wait for a car to leave...More

1  Thank TravelingFromOhio
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Took the whole family for the day - which by the way you have to get here early before 11am - because the parking lots fill up!! They have a pretty clean rest room/shower area and they have a concession stand for food and drinks....More

1  Thank french4us
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1 July 2017|
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Response from rddiggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we sat next to one this week.
David R
24 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
There are different parts of the "Park" but the two I visited had signs that I interpreted as saying that my annual pass (on my car window) was good there. If you look at the photos attached on TripAdvisor you can see the... More