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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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