Search For Itty Bitty Ghost Crabs At Delaware’s Cape Henlopen State Park After Dark

Delaware is such a fascinating state when it comes to unique wildlife. Most people know all about the Horseshoe Crab migration along the Delaware Bay, but did you know you can observe another type of crab after dark on our beaches? Read about ghost crabs in Delaware below!

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The prevalence of ghost crabs has long been used as a way to tell the health of a beach ecosystem. As long as these critters keep scurrying their way across the sand, we can rest assured that efforts to preserve the beaches of Cape Henlopen State Park have been successful.

Address: Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, DE 19958, USA