White Clay Creek State Park

880 New London Road

Come to White Clay Creek to escape the encroaching development of New Castle County. The park's lush greenery and sparkling streams offer a refreshing change of pace and countless opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation.

There are plenty of year-round activities available at White Clay Creek. The Nature Center hosts fun and interesting public programs, and visitors can enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing, birdwatching or disc golf.


Joseph Alberti

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Great park. Lots to do. Playground for the kids. Fishing when permitted. Great trails for hiking. If you like birding then this is a place for you too. Great disc golf course. Plays all year and changes greatly through the year. Fairways can be tight and missing can hurt for sure.

Mike K.

Sunday, July 22, 2018
This place is a hidden gem for mountain biking. Never in a million years would I think Delaware had some of the best single track on the East Coast. There are so many trails its gonna take me awhile to explore them all. Nice to have somewhere this awesome so close to where I live. Ride or die baby!

Kevin P

Sunday, April 22, 2018
I take an old friend of mine there trout fishing Every Spring. . . nice place to go. Out of the way, quiet, a lot of people jogging, riding bikes, doing their own thing while we sit there and fish. Very peaceful - you see Eagles geese ducks otters and also catch trout. Beautiful place to go spend the day!

Robert Pennock

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018
Have to pay throughout the park...need to have cash with you $4 Delaware resident $8 out of state...be aware of the self pay areas they will ticket!

Julie Williams

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
I love the hiking trails here. Well marked and diverse terrain in a short distance.

Upcoming Events at White Clay Creek State Park

Summer Concert Series - Krush

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 at 6:30pm
Carpenter Recreation Area
Newark, DE
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Summer Concert Series - Leather And Lace

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 at 3:00pm
Carpenter Recreation Area
Newark, DE
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Recent News

2015 Summer Camp at White Clay Creek State Park

Schedule:9 am - 12 pm: Creekin' for CrittersWe will spend lots of time in and near the creek looking for critters. Our days may include puppet play, stories, crafts and outside play, with time to make new friends.Ages: 4 – 6Date: June 15 – 19, 20…

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Summer Camp at White Clay Creek State Park

Discovery Camp: Creekin’ for CrittersCreek and nature exploration, games, stories and crafts. Date: June 16 - 20, 2014Time: 9 a.m. –NoonAges: 4 to 6Cost: $100 per week per camperWilderness SurvivalSpend the week making shelters, finding food, fil…

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Carpenter Recreation Area Summer Concert Series 2013

Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs and enjoy our outdoor concert series. Schedule:Wednesday, June 12, 2013:Dukes of Destiny - Rhythm, Roots and BluesWednesday, June 19, 2013: Splashing Pearls - Original music, Island, BluesWednesday, J…

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