Delaware - Outdoor Activities

Delaware has approximately 89 trails, including 58 hiking trails and 38 for road biking. These trails range from 0.1 to 115.8 miles in length. The most popular trails are Brandywine Creek State Park, Creek Road Trail, Brandywine Creek State Park and Delaware-Pennsylvania Hill-Climbing Cruise. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Delaware was Larry N. who completed Brandywine South.

  • Middle Run Natural AreaView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour
    •  7.1 miles
    •  Guide

    As you ride through the park, you'll appreciate the well-marked and well-maintained trails, as well as the handy wooden footbridges. You can ...

  • Swamp Forest Trail, Lums Pond State ParkView Trail Details

    6 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A long but easy hike through the woods around Delaware’s largest freshwater pond. Delaware’s largest freshwater pond, Lums Pond, was created ...

  • Brandywine Creek State ParkView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Wilmington, DE

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    The lovely Brandywine Creek weaves its way through Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Delaware to join the Delaware River. Along the way the creek ...

  • Fair Hill Natural Resources Management AreaView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in the northeast corner of Cecil County, Maryland, the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area covers 5,622 acres of gentle rolling ...

  • Creek Road Trail, Brandywine Creek State ParkView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Wilmington, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Alternating long views and close contact with Brandywine Creek along Creek Road Trail, which here aligns with the Northern Delaware Greenway, ...

  • Burton's Island Loop, Delaware Seashore State ParkView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Rehoboth Beach, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy, interpretive hike on boardwalks, sand, and soft upland soil through salt marsh and coastal forest. With good facilities near the trailhead ...

  • Blackbird State Forest Loop, Tybout TractView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Smyrna, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  2.7 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy walk through natural and managed coastal-plain woodlands in Blackbird State Forest, famous for its Delmarva bays— the small upland ponds ...

  • Iron Hill ParkView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    Once the site of a large mining operation, Iron Hill Park's334 acres now lie alongside the hustle and bustle of Interstate 95. Many of the old ...

  • White Clay Creek Preserve Loop, White Clay Creek State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A hike through the floodplain woodlands along White Clay Creek. White Clay Creek Preserve Loop is the only trail in the several sections of ...

  • Whitetail Trail, White Clay Creek State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Newark, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    A hike on the rolling hills of Delaware’s piedmont through meadows, old fields, and impressive woodlands. One of several sections of White Clay ...

  • Killens Pond Loop, Killens Pond State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Frederica, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A walk around an eighteenth-century millpond through diverse wetland and upland forests. Set in the farm country of central Delaware, Killens ...

  • Delaware-Pennsylvania Hill-Climbing CruiseView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wilmington, DE

    • Road Biking  
    •  26.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This hilly, challenging ride along less traveled roads offers lovely forest and wooded area scenery, with many old homes with lots of historical ...

  • Sussex Ponds CruiseView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Delmar, DE

    • Road Biking  
    •  42 miles
    •  Guide

    Aside from being ideal for cycling with its almost traffic-free and wooded backroads, Delaware's Sussex County has a fascinating ecology. Two ...

  • Trap Pond State Park LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Laurel, DE

    • Hiking  
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy circuit hike on three park trails in a forest of stately conifers and hardwoods. Circle a pond and bald cypress swamp, the northernmost ...

  • CRABS ChallengeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Rehoboth Beach, DE

    • Road Biking  
    •  64 miles
    •  Guide

    Smell the salty air and feel the seashore breezes as the Come Ride Around the Bays of Sussex (CRABS) Challenge take you on a scenic tour of the ...

  • Ebright Azimuth - Delaware HighpointView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Devonshire, DE

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    Highpoint rank by height: 49th. This highpoint is located the entrance to an attractive suburban neighborhood just north of Wilmington, Dela ...

  • Field SpurView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  0.1 miles

    Field Spur is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 217 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...

  • White Clay XcView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  3.0 miles

    White Clay Xc is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is three miles long and begins at 297 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Chestnut Hill ConnectorView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  0.4 miles

    Chestnut Hill Connector is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 174 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Double Horseshoe TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  1.0 miles

    Double Horseshoe Trail is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is a mile long and begins at 209 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • James F. Hall TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Kells Park, DE

    •  1.8 miles

    James F. Hall Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Newark, Delaware. It is within Phillips Park and Kells Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins ...

  • Possum Hollow TarilView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  1.2 miles

    Possum Hollow Taril is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 118 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Little Jersey Trail LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  0.1 miles

    Little Jersey Trail Loop is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 70 feet altitude. ...

  • Chestnut Hill TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  3.0 miles

    Chestnut Hill Trail is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is three miles long and begins at 207 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • Michael N. Castle TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    New Castle County, DE

    •  8.7 miles

    Michael N. Castle Trail is a hiking and biking trail in New Castle County, Delaware. It is 8.7 miles long and begins at 40 feet altitude. Traveling ...

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