302-539-2100

Beaches

Bethany Beach
www.townofbethanybeach.com
302.539.8011
Fenwick Island
www.fenwickisland.org
302.539.3011
Alcohol Prohibited on beach & boardwalk Prohibited May 1 – Sept. 30
BeachWheelchairs & Handicap Access Two locations: Wellington Pwky. & Third St, Ask a lifeguard upon arrival or call for reservation:302.462.6942
Bicycles & Skateboards Bicycles permitted on boardwalk from 6am-9am. Rollerskates, rollerblades & skateboards prohibited on boardwalk, bandstand and most commercial areas. No published regulations
Bonfires Prohibited Residential bonfire permits available. Contact the Police Department at 302.539.2000
Changing Clothes Prohibited in vehicles and public restrooms No changing station available
Dogs Clean-Up Law and Leash Law always in effect. Prohibited on boardwalk & beach May 15-Sept. 30 No published regulations.
Fishing Prohibited while lifeguards are on duty Prohibited 10am-5pm
Lifeguards Memorial Day-Labor Day & following two weekends Mon.-Fri. 10am-5pm Sat. & Sun. 9:30am-5:30pm Memorial Day-Labor Day & following two weekends 10am-5pm daily. Atlantic St.-Lewes St.
Parking Meters & permits in effect May 15-Sept. 15. Meter Pay Stations accept cash & major credit cards, MobilePark available Parking by permit only May 15-Sept. 15. Permits available for purchase at Town Hall
Restrooms Located under the guard station next to the bandstand No public restrooms
Sleeping/Loitering Prohibited on beach 10pm-8am Prohibited on beach 12am-6am
Smoking Prohibited on beach & boardwalk Prohibited on beach
Surfing Permitted north of Campbell Place when lifeguards are off duty Prohibited 10am-5pm
Please keep off sand dunes. The dunes are there to protect our area so we all have a place to enjoy summer after summer, year after year.
South Bethany
www.southbethany.org
302.539.3653
Delaware State Parks
www.destateparks.com
302.539.3011
Alcohol Prohibited on beach & boardwalk Prohibited May 1 – Sept. 30
BeachWheelchairs & Handicap Access Contact Town Hall at Handicap Access at S. 3rd St First come, first served. Lifeguards available for assistance
Bicycles & Skateboards No published regulations See website for complete details
Bonfires Prohibited Open fires prohibited. Grills permitted for cooking
Changing Clothes No changing station available Facilities open 8am-sunset
Dogs Prohibited on beach May 15-Oct . 15 Prohibited in guarded areas May 1-Sept. 30. Must be kept on 6′ leash
Fishing Permitted before 9am & after 5:30pm Prohibited 10am-5pm
Lifeguards Memorial Day-Labor Day & following two weekends, 10am-5pm daily; weekends to 5:30pm Memorial Day-Labor Day 9am-5pm daily
Parking Parking by permit only May 15-Sept. 15. Permits available at Town Hall Daily $7 residents, $10 out-of-state. Annual: $35 residents, $70 out-of- state. Senior Annual: $18 resident, $35 out-of-state
Restrooms No public restroom Available in bath houses and in certain parks
Sleeping/Loitering Prohibited on beach 11pm-8am Park closed sunset-8am
Smoking Permitted, please clean up Prohibited
Surfing Permitted before 9am & after 5:30pm Permitted in designated areas only
Have specific questions regarding the beach you plan on visiting? Call the town or visit the website to ensure all of your questions are answered.

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