State Parks Near Massey's Landing

Nothing beats an afternoon of exploring the stunning Delaware state parks that are home to an abundance of wildlife. Whether you prefer hiking or paddle boarding, these state parks are perfect for any and all activities. Come spend a day exploring the local state parks during your next stay at Massey's Landing!

Burton Island TRailhead

Burton Island Trailhead, located inside Delaware Seashore State Park, is the largest in a group of islands separating Rehoboth Bay from Indian River Bay. The raised boardwalks provide gorgeous open views of the bay and marshes as well as local wildlife such as ospreys, horseshoe crabs and more. The trail also provides a home to many diamondback terrapins, be sure to stay on the trail so as to not disturb them!

43 minutes from Massey's Landing.

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Delaware Seashore State Park


In addition to being a stunning state park perfect for nature walks, biking, sunbathing, swimming and water sports, Delaware Seashore State Park is also home to the Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum. So, after your day of hiking and swimming, head over to the museum to learn about the U.S. Lifesaving Service, the precursor to the U.S. Coast Guard, and their night-time beach patrols and perilous high seas rescues.

38 minutes from Massey's Landing.

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Holts Landing State Park

From bayside beach to grassy fields and hardwood forests, Holts Landing State park provides  stunning views for visitors as well as a home for a plethora of wildlife. Guests can enjoy walking and jogging on the park trails or have a family picnic under the pavilion, complete with a nearby fire pit. Bring your kayaks, canoes and paddle boards along and spend a day exploring the park. 

43 minutes from Massey's Landing.

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Cape Henlopen State Park


Featuring eight unique trails, Cape Henlopen is the perfect adventure for hikers of all experience levels. Not only will you get a great workout, but you can dive into all of the breathtaking views that this state park has to offer as well. Be sure to find your way to the observation tower where you can climb a set of circular stairs to see a beautiful panoramic view of Cape Henlopen. Check out all of their trails to find the perfect one for you!

33 minutes from Massey's Landing.

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Helpful Links

The Ultimate Guide to the Delaware Beaches

Fall Camping, the Best Camping

Beach Games at Massey's

  Delaware Beaches, Hiking, Outdoors

From the Guestbook

We spent a week here with friends and had a wonderful time.

Armand Benincasa, Tillson, New York