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Slaughter Beach

Slaughter Beach, DE
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nice beach but very quiet in early May

A nice beach in Delaware which is quieter than some of the more well-known beaches further south... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neal P
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Relaxing Beach Walk

I live approximately a 15-minute drive from Slaughter Beach. I love to come here and walk south... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Larry T
Milford, Delaware
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice beach in Delaware which is quieter than some of the more well-known beaches further south (Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany). No boardwalk and far less activity and facilities--but maybe it's just for you? There's a nice pavilion and public rest rooms where Slaughter Beach road...More

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I live approximately a 15-minute drive from Slaughter Beach. I love to come here and walk south along the beach along the Prime Hook National Wildlife Area. It is very relaxing to walk the beach and hear the waves lapping against the sand. I usually...More

1  Thank Larry T
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The beach was deserted when we went and we walked and walked. Not much to do but enjoy the quiet but it's my kind of beach. We will definitely be back.

2  Thank Kim30Chip
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We were intrigued by the name so we decided to stop on our way back home from Rehoboth. What a nice little area. We were welcomed by a group of masons who brought a ton of food for those at the beach. They had burgers,...More

1  Thank hhigirl
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Slaughter Beach; home to the Milford Neck Wildlife Area provides for a relaxing time, away from the hassles, hustles and bustles which life throws your way. The beach is picturesque,quiet and pleasant. The Spring and Fall months are particularly nice; with abundant nature sightings of...More

1  Thank T0pRater
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not a lot of people bring food, drinks, and chairs chairs. Great to just sit and watch people. People fish here (permits at Walmart) also fun to sit and watch (free). Not a lot of beach treasures, but you never know just what will wash...More

1  Thank Martha S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

You drive back a few miles and think you're in Iowa. All farms, tons of flat land, corn. You pull to the side and see a beach access. You walk between houses and it's a beach. You'd think it's a big lake with little waves....More

1  Thank seabreeze123
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

A natural beach, rocky at times, and tidal. With the tides out you can walk out far and explore. With tides in, swim , fish, sail etc. Quiet and natural, a nature preserve.If you want lots of people and more services just head south 20...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 June 2016

THIS beach was so interesting.NEVER been to one with horseshoe crabs ALL over it like this..YES, IT HAD A BAD SMELL AS WE WERE WALKING UP TO IT BUT then we adjusted to it..WE had so much fun flipping THE CRABS OVER TRYING TO HELP...More

Thank mountaingirlatheart3
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a great beach if you like privacy. No boards, no vendors, no noise, just the waves rolling onto the sand and seagulls. No one was on the beach except for a few people walking their dogs. Very quiet setting. Different than the ocean...More

2  Thank Linda M
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Laura D
Is this a public access beach?
16 April 2017|
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Where are the public restrooms and free parking located?
28 February 2017|
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Do people swimm at this beach?
20 July 2016|
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Yes, better when tide is in, deep water.