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
Cast your line at the new fishing pier in Woodland Beach. At 360 feet long and 12 feet wide, this pier is a great place to crab, fish, and watch wildlife. Not only that, but also it offers spectacular views of Delaware Bay, especially during sunrise.
Featured Great Events
August 10: Big Thursday
Big Thursday began in 1852 to celebrate the end of a summer ban on oyster harvesting. Oysters, after all, are of one of Delaware Bay’s biggest exports (almost $4 million per year). See for yourself at this festival hosted by the Bowers Beach Maritime Museum.
Featured Great Trips
Family Trip to Lewes
Historic Lewes sits where Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Views of both the estuary and the ocean abound from this unique vantage point. Visitors will be happy to discover that this tiny coastal town offers both year-round family fun and pet-friendly accommodations.