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Bethany Beach Nature Center

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Worthwhile stop. Walked the trail.

The boardwalk trail yielded open wetland vista and water ways. We were blessed to video a Great... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Lincoln, Delaware
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Great little nature walk

Great place to pass an hour or so. Cute little nature walk... If you are looking for something to... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
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North side of Route 26, Bethany Beach, DE
+1 302-537-7680
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The boardwalk trail yielded open wetland vista and water ways. We were blessed to video a Great Blue Heron fishing so very close to the trail. Thanks Mother Nature for our wonderful experience. PRICELESS.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DWYPYWD
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Great place to pass an hour or so. Cute little nature walk... If you are looking for something to do other than the beach...

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mindy H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What to do with the grandkids that's not the beach? The center is a great way to see nature in the area for any age. The grandkids got to see so much and there were plenty of activities. The Saturday programs are great. A quick...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank EdAbby D
Reviewed 20 May 2018

For the general public this is a nice little place to take a very short walk past a small pond, through a tiny pine "forest" and out into a small wetland on the boardwalk. If you are careful and quiet you might see resident Osprey...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Took an enjoyable ten minute walk in nature. Pointed out some cool things to the kids. Walked off some of that Grottos Pizza from next door to the trail and then the kids played for twenty minutes on the playground. If you don’t like to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank WWCMD
Reviewed 30 January 2018

It takes about 10 minutes to see all involved with this site. I guess the ratings are due to sentimental nostalgia from rich folks who own 500 thousand dollar houses in Bethany. One of the few things to see in Bethany if you have the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
7  Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a nice park so close to the beach. The day I went was after it had been raining so some of the trails were covered in water. I didn't want to venture through the ankle deep water, but some people had no problem...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 10isgirl
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very easy to find. Parking is limited. The trail is easy and accessible for strollers. Great views ideal for bird watchers, nature lovers, and those who just want a quick walk. The nature center was closed when we went, so can't comment on it.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Reeni01
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The nature center has a few exhibits inside, and a short (1/4 mile) walk with some interpretive signs.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank VTsoxfan04
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We visited there on a very HOT day. A great park. A playground for the kids and trails to walk. We even got to take our family Wine picture there !

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TomQuinlan19
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Tracy J
4 September 2015|
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Response from cgniehaus | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's open year round but the hours might change. You can call 302-537-7680 for a recorded message of hours or check out the Town of Bethany Beach website for more information. You can walk the grounds year... More
Susan G
22 August 2015|
Response from Southernrebelle | Reviewed this property |
No, it is free.