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“Nice beach”

Fenwick Island State Park
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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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201 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My complaint withy his beach is it really far from the beach to parking. I never use facilities because they are always dirty. The one positive is the concession stand

Visited May 2014
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English first
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A really nice beach!”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

If you like a wider beach that is not overcrowded then you will love Fenwick Island State Park. There is a large parking lot which charges out of state visitors $8/car. Once the parking lot is full no more cars are allowed in. So you need to come by 11:00 or so on the weekends or by noon on weekdays (in the summer) if you want to be sure to get a parking spot. You will have a short walk out to the beach and if you walk to the right a bit you will have few people around you. The sand is soft and there are only homes behind the beach, not hotels. It's definitely worth the drive up from Ocean City as their beaches are much more crowded and not as wide. Plus you don't have to drive around looking for a parking space or cross the busy highway. Try it and you see it's worth it!

Visited August 2013
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Newark, Delaware
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The Ocean and not the Bay”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

The water is clearer and the beachcombing is better since FI is out in the ocean and not the Delaware Bay. Wildlife can be seen everywhere including many migrating birds, especially sea birds.

Visited May 2013
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4 Thank bluetang20
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Delaware
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beach is beautiful.”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

On the East Coast I have been to most sites. The area between Dewey and Fenwick is one the most beautiful along the eastern seaboard,

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Bluewater76
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach on a nice autumn day”
Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

This Delaware Beach was deserted on a beautiful autumn weekday day. There is a fee of $4.00 for state residents and $8 for nonresidents. The beach was clean. Great place for a walk.

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