Take the See You
Welcome to ecoDelaware.com, your online gateway to the natural wonders of Delaware and its countless creeks, rivers, and estuaries.
EcoDelaware.com connects residents and travelers with outdoor places and activities in the First State. In this way, we hope to increase awareness, appreciation and, ultimately, environmental stewardship for the Delaware Estuary and similar river-to-sea watersheds.
So have a look around. There's a variety of destinations, events and ecotours around which you can plan your trip. We think you may be surprised. While small, Delaware has some world-class trails, outdoor festivals, and birding hot spots that never cease to amaze even the most well-traveled ecotourists.
Featured Great Places
Redden State Forest & Education Center
Redden State Forest is Delaware's largest state-owned timberland. Its 17 tracts contain 44 miles of trail that are popular among hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers. Meanwhile, its 10,000-plus acres make for an ideal location to hunt, or simply watch, wildlife.
Featured Great Events
October 18: Blackbird Creek Fall Festival
The Blackbird Creek Fall Festival is your chance to explore one of Delaware's most beautiful landscapes during peak fall colors. Highlights will include guided hikes, hay rides, live music, kids crafts, vendors, food and more. And best of all, it's free for the entire family.
Featured Great Trips
Stretching inland from the shores of Delaware Bay lies Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This federal sanctuary is about 16,000 acres in size, most of which remains as unaltered today as it did when its nearest town — Smyrna, Delaware — was founded in 1716.