Delaware February 10, 2020
Sleep Among Abandoned World War II Bunkers At Fort Miles Historical Area In Delaware
If you’re looking for an adventure that’s sure to show off the history and beauty of Delaware, try camping in Cape Henlopen State Park. You’ll be setting up your tent just steps away from abandoned bunkers and fire control towers, and the roar of the nearby ocean is a delight.
Delaware's Atlantic Coast is dotted with historic towers, built to help spot incoming ships and submarines during WorldWar II.
While the towers were meant to only last a few years, many of these 1940s-era "fire control towers" are still standing today.
If you love history and want to learn more about Delaware's role in World War II, head to Fort Miles Histortic Area in Cape Henlopen State Park, where you'll be able to camp among the abandoned relics of a bygone era.
Many of the old bunkers have been left to deteroriate, making the former fort one of the most interesting abandoned places in Delaware.
Other buildings have been preserved, and you can take tours to see the bunkers and artillery.
Spend a weekend camping at Cape Henlopen State Park and you'll fall in love with this seaside oasis packed with history.
There are miles and miles of trails that wind through the park. Enjoy a boardwalk trail that takes you all the way to Rehoboth Beach, or stick to Fort Miles for remarkable history.
Camping in Cape Henlopen State Park is an adventure that every Delawarean should experience at least once in their lives! There's nothing like sleeping just steps from the ocean.
Pack up your s'mores and mark your calendar for the adventure of a lifetime when you take your family camping in Cape Henlopen State Park.
For more information about camping at Cape Henlopen, visit the
Delaware State Parks website, here.
To learn about the fascinating history behind Fort Miles, read
One Of The Last WWII Forts Is Right Here In Delaware And It’s So Worth A Visit.
Address: 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958, USA