Few People Know There’s A Delaware Island You Can Walk To

Plenty of people think Delaware is a boring state with nothing to show but the beaches and UD. Well, if you’ve spent any time exploring, you’ll know that couldn’t be farther from the truth! There’s one unique trail in particular that people seem to overlook – the Burton Island Trail. When it comes to amazing trails, wildlife spotting, and birdwatching, it’s hard to beat this bayside island in Delaware.

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Burton Island is located in Delaware Seashore State Park. You can find the park at 39415 Inlet Rd., Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.

Did you know about Delaware’s own little island trail? If you go this time of year, bring some bug spray, because it’s still greenhead season! Bring a camera, too, because you’re going to want to look back at the day again and again. If you fall in love with this short trail, you’ll be pleased to know there’s plenty more where that came from! Read 9 Amazing Delaware Hikes Under 3 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love for more great adventure ideas.