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Address: Slaughter Beach, DE
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Relaxing Beach Walk

I live approximately a 15-minute drive from Slaughter Beach. I love to come here and walk south along the beach along the Prime Hook National Wildlife Area. It is very relaxing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 November 2016
Larry T
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Milford, Delaware
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Milford, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I live approximately a 15-minute drive from Slaughter Beach. I love to come here and walk south along the beach along the Prime Hook National Wildlife Area. It is very relaxing to walk the beach and hear the waves lapping against the sand. I usually encounter very few other people when coming here. If you are a beach comber there... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The beach was deserted when we went and we walked and walked. Not much to do but enjoy the quiet but it's my kind of beach. We will definitely be back.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were intrigued by the name so we decided to stop on our way back home from Rehoboth. What a nice little area. We were welcomed by a group of masons who brought a ton of food for those at the beach. They had burgers, dogs, ribs, mac n cheese, drinks all for the community. This was a great experience... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Slaughter Beach; home to the Milford Neck Wildlife Area provides for a relaxing time, away from the hassles, hustles and bustles which life throws your way. The beach is picturesque,quiet and pleasant. The Spring and Fall months are particularly nice; with abundant nature sightings of many types of shorebirds, foxes, Diamodback Terrapins, deer, and of course the famous horseshoe crabs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Not a lot of people bring food, drinks, and chairs chairs. Great to just sit and watch people. People fish here (permits at Walmart) also fun to sit and watch (free). Not a lot of beach treasures, but you never know just what will wash up. We like smooth stones for the garden. Very peaceful just to sit and watch... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

You drive back a few miles and think you're in Iowa. All farms, tons of flat land, corn. You pull to the side and see a beach access. You walk between houses and it's a beach. You'd think it's a big lake with little waves. A lot of weird things on the beach and it's fairly narrow. A lot of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

A natural beach, rocky at times, and tidal. With the tides out you can walk out far and explore. With tides in, swim , fish, sail etc. Quiet and natural, a nature preserve.If you want lots of people and more services just head south 20 minutes.

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Emporia, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

THIS beach was so interesting.NEVER been to one with horseshoe crabs ALL over it like this..YES, IT HAD A BAD SMELL AS WE WERE WALKING UP TO IT BUT then we adjusted to it..WE had so much fun flipping THE CRABS OVER TRYING TO HELP THEM OUT! WORTH a short visit to try and HELP them

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a great beach if you like privacy. No boards, no vendors, no noise, just the waves rolling onto the sand and seagulls. No one was on the beach except for a few people walking their dogs. Very quiet setting. Different than the ocean in that the beach had pebbles and polished stones. A few horseshoe crabs floated in... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Went to Slaughter Beach on a whim..... Beach was ok with large swath of small pebbles. Lots of polished quartz - known as "Henlopen Diamonds" Water was murky and rocky underneath. More brackish than ocean. Water was warm. Park: small. free lot Bathroom: small beach facility Crowds: small. seemed like locals

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