Best Running Routes in Southern Delaware


Spring is on the way! It’s almost time to trade in those treadmill gym sessions for beautiful scenic views on your favorite running route. From waterside paths to bountiful woodlands, we’ve got the best running routes in southern Delaware.

Georgetown-Lewes Trail

Trail Length: 1.1 Miles

The recently opened Georgetown-Lewes Trail follows a little use freight train railroad track! The trail also parallels numerous private residences, many of which offer beautifully landscaped yards with colorful trees, bushes, and flowers in the spring and summer months.

Gordons Pond Trail

Trail Length: 3.2 Miles

Located in Cape Henlopen State Park, Gordons Pond Trail follows the western side of Gordons Pond, a 900-acre saltwater lagoon. Explore two World War II observation towers and take in the Delaware maritime wildlife.

Redden State Forest Headquarters Loop

Trail Length: 4 Miles

This Delaware State Forest offers more than 44 miles of trail for hiking, biking, and running! The most popular trail is a four-mile loop around the 1,836-acre Headquarters Tract. Runners will spot hardwood trees and loblolly pine as they explore this sandy trail.

Cape Henlopen State Park Bike Loop

Trail Length: 3.3 Miles

This state park offers miles of Atlantic seashore views for your run! Fenwick Island State Park Trails. Trail Length: 2.6 Miles. Runners will enjoy the peaceful coastal views of Bethany Beach on the trails of Fenwick Island State Park.

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