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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
Philadelphia, PA
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Pickering Beach Rd., Dover, DE 19901
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The local residents are standoffish and rude. Not really a very nice beach anyway. Only five public parking spots anyway. Beach is full a dead and decaying Horseshoe Craps anyway. Let the locals keep their crappy beach. Go somewhere else, because there is better elsewhere...

1  Thank RayZweigle
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

6  Thank Shawn H
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

3  Thank GardeningMom42
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

17  Thank awong333
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
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
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

6  Thank TNorla
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
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

4  Thank Caroline W
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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Response from Sam H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from JoEllen W |
Mid May- mid June.
28 January 2016|
Response from JoEllen W |
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