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Gordons Pond

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Address: Ocean Drive, Cape Henlopen State Park, Rehoboth Beach, DE
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Fabulous all year round!

We love this walk and usually walk from the Rehoboth side to the Lewis side and back again, then go right out on the beach at the Rehoboth side. Also see a variety of birds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
wscarlota
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this walk and usually walk from the Rehoboth side to the Lewis side and back again, then go right out on the beach at the Rehoboth side. Also see a variety of birds, especially the blue herons, love that you van see the expansive pond on one side and the grass-filled waterway on the other side. Once you... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent trails for biking and walking. Easy to maneuver with a stroller. Lot of waterfowl to see. You might even see a bald eagle.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Gordon's Pond is part of Cape Henlopen State Park. This part of the beach is less crowded and quiter. The only con is that there are only pota-potties.

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Severn, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Gordons Pond is a birders paradise; accessible from Cape Henlopen State Park - it's a walk in the park - literally. A raised boardwalk between wetlands area leads to the pond. Benches provide a welcome respite along the way. Beach and wildlife views abound. Was able to walk this walk with my husband in a wheel chair. Highly recommend!

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Gordon's Pond is a gem of nature tucked in between condos and a beach on the Atlantic Ocean. You can walk, run or ride a bike along the paved path that follows the edge of the large pond. We find the winter the best time to visit when the area around Rehoboth Beach is "closed for the season". We stroll... More 

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Milton, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Pack a lunch, check the air in your bike tires and peddle on over to the Cape Henlopen State Park for a beautiful easy ride to Gordon's Pond. Pack your binoculars for bird watching at the observation point half way though the ride. You're sure to be in for a treat

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Lewes, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Gordon's Pond is a large pond located in Cape Henlopen State Park. It sits behind the park's Atlantic beach and doesn't appear to have any connection to the ocean. A very good hiking and biking path meanders along the landward side of the pond for about 2 1/2 or 3 miles and offers scenic views of forest, marshland and ocean.... More 

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Although people tend to think summer is the best time to visit a beach resort, don't stay home just because it's cold or rainy. Gordons Pond, and all of Cape Henlopen State Park, have something to offer every day. OK, it might not be an opportunity to soak up the sun, but the vast unspoiled vistas are interesting and beautiful... More 

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Wide variety of sites from Whiskey Beach to a wonderful nature trail around Gordon's Pond. Plenty of plants trees and wildlife to observe.

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Port Penn, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Great hidden gem. Love walking here especially in the off-season. Great views and great times. Also so clean here.

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