Bike Trails in Delaware

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  • Cape Henlopen State Park Bike Loop

    State: DE
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Bike Loop in Cape Henlopen State Park is a nearly 3.5-mile paved trail through the scenic park. The loop offers various branches that lead off into the marshes with wide vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the opportunity to explore ...
  • Christina Riverwalk

    State: DE
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Christina Riverwalk is short (1.3 miles) but pleasant pathway along the Christina River, between the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge and the end of S. Popular Street, just beyond Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park. The trail offers access to ...
  • Georgetown-Lewes-Cape Henlopen Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 16.1 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Plans are on the table to develop a rail-with-trail that will connect Georgetown, Lewes and Cape Henlopen State Park in southern Delaware. The Delaware Department of Transportation has designed the first 1.1 mile segment in Lewes along the Delaware ...
  • Gordons Pond Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.2 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Gordons Pond Trail is located in Cape Henlopen State Park, where it skirts the western side of Gordons Pond, a 900-acre salt water lagoon. The finely crushed gravel pathway winds through coastal maritime forest, grassy marshes and sandy ...
  • Industrial Track Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Industrial Track Greenway Trail follows an abandoned rail corridor and will eventually link New Castle with the Wilmington waterfront. Already the trail spans nearly 4 miles in two disconnected segments between the Christina River and a ...
  • James F. Hall Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.76 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The James F. Hall Trail—a rail-with-trail—packs a lot into a short stretch: Its paved surface is great for bicycling, inline skating and strolling, and there are multiple playgrounds, picnic areas and access points along the route. Best of all, ...
  • Junction & Breakwater Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    This beautiful, pine-studded rail-trail winds through Cape Henlopen State Park next to wetlands and farmland, offering a break from the nearby beaches and eclectic shopping areas. The trail runs from US 9 in Lewes to the town of Rehoboth Beach ...
  • Killens Pond Bike Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Killens Pond Bike Trail provides non-motorized access from US 13 to Killens Pond State Park. The short trail parallels Killens Pond Road before turning south into the park along its main access road. Note that the trail surface changes from ...
  • Loblolly Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 4.9 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Crushed Stone

    The Loblolly Trail in Trap Pond State Park loops around the perimeter of the 90-acre Trap Pond. The trail winds through hardwood forests, crosses a scenic dam at Raccoon Pond and travels over boardwalk bridges through Trap Pond’s freshwater ...
  • Michael Castle Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 8.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Michael Castle Trail currently offers a scenic 9-mile route along the north shore of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in northern Delaware. The trail is named after the former Governor and U.S. Representative whose efforts in Congress helped ...
  • Mispillion River Greenway

    State: DE
    Length: 1.8 miles
    Surface: Boardwalk, Concrete

    The Mispillion River Greenway runs through historic downtown Milford on both sides of the Mispillion River. The greenway, which is surfaced primarily with brick and concrete, provides scenic views of the peaceful waterway while linking city ...
  • Northern Delaware Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 10.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Northern Delaware Greenway Trail spans 10 miles of northern New Castle County from Bellevue State Park on the Delaware River to Brandywine Creek in Wilmington, Delaware’s largest city. The surface varies along the way from asphalt to crushed ...
  • Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Gravel

    The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail offers urban connections to the University of Delaware campus, Newark Shopping Center, DART Transit Hub and the downtown area, as well as the recreational amenities of White Clay Creek State Park. To further ...
  • Prickly Pear Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Grass, Sand

    The Prickly Pear Trail is a 3.5-mile loop in Delaware Seashore State Park’s Fresh Pond area. The trail runs through young forest and open meadows, with the eastern stretch featuring a crushed stone surface and the western a more challenging ...
  • Riverview Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Riverview Trail makes a loop through Fox Point State Park along the Delaware River in Wilmington. The trail circles an open field along the west bank of the river.
  • Seahorse Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Seahorse Trail runs primarily along the western edge of Holts Landing State Park. The trail provides access to the park’s campgrounds on its trek through dense forest. Connections to the hiking-only Sea Hawk Trail allow for longer loops ...
  • Walking Dunes Trail

    State: DE
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    True to its name, the Walking Dunes Trail offers a pleasant hike through the dunes of Cape Henlopen State Park—specifically the “walking dunes,” which slowly move across the park. Unlike some of the other trails in the area, this trail has a ...