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These 15 Hiking Spots in Delaware Are Completely Out of This World

Out-of-staters chuckle when Delaware outdoor enthusiasts talk about great ‘hiking’ spots in the state.¬†They wonder, “How does a state as flat as that one have anything worth a hike?” Well, besides over 100 miles of hiking trails in Delaware State Parks alone, there are many other county parks, nature preserves and greenways that offer anything from scenic strolls to climbs to the state’s highest peaks.

Here are some of our favorite places to stretch our legs and add steps to our Fitbit, while enjoying the beauty of the state.

This list just scratches the surface of great locations for a hike in Delaware. What’s your favorite trail?

Katy is a life-long Delaware resident who grew up on a small grain farm and spent her summers enjoying time at the beach. A full time public relations professional by day and a content specialist with OIYS at night, Katy loves sharing her love of her home state with fellow Delawareans and others. Loves: local food, dachshunds, horseshoe crabs, hiking, farmers markets, bourbon.