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James Farm Ecological Preserve & Green Building

#1 of 8 things to do in Ocean View Features Animals
Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970
+1 302-226-8105
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A Place to Walk The Dogs

It was a hot summer day and we were looking for a place to walk our dogs. Public beaches were off... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Mark B
via mobile
Great Hikes, Better Views

James Farm is under the care of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. The property was donated... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Milton, Delaware
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Cedar Neck Road, Ocean View, DE 19970
+1 302-226-8105
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It was a hot summer day and we were looking for a place to walk our dogs. Public beaches were off limits, and it costs $10 to take them to the fishing beaches (because we're out of state). This is a nice, shady alternative, and...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

James Farm is under the care of the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. The property was donated to the state for the purpose of preservation, and Delaware's Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) leases it to DCIB for $1/year. From the parking...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This park is great for walking our dogs through the woods and ends at the bay where they can slash along the water.

Thank 552patty
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a great place to visit - OFF SEASON to enjoy the woodland and beach stroll without the bugs and the humidity on a lovely winding boardwalk. But it's also a lovely IN SEASON visit, as a quiet respite from the touristy crowds at...More

Thank GwynethJ
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We visit often to clam by boat or ride our bikes or walk our dogs. I wish more visitors would keep their dogs on leashes and stay clear of the osprey and their nests. It is a beautiful place and I would like to see...More

Thank stm572017
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Tucked away at the north end of Cedar Neck road on Ocean View, DE, this preserve is a way of experiencing the "way things used to be". There are several hiking trails through some dense forested areas. The main trail ends at a beach on...More

Thank bchane
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Did the sunset paddle out of the Preserve with EcoBay. Walked through a good part of preserve to get to the water. Looked like some nice trails. Saw a number of people walking dogs there and would like to go back to explore more.

Thank jjbaltimore
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Very hot on the trails mid day, go early or late to avoid the heat. take some bug juice. whatever it is a pleasant trip thru the trails and the reward of uncrowded sandy beaches is a plus at the end of the trail.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Great little place, 10 minute walk from parking through wooded area. Only 5-10 minute drive from heart of Bethany. Good for young children up to teens and adults. Shallow drop off, can walk out a long way. Great view of bridge, could be nice place...More

1  Thank Otp1971
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This a an amazing off season place to walk the woodsy trails and enjoy wildlife. Bring a spotting scope, binoculars or a camera for photo opportunities. If you visit in the warmer months be sure to have bug repellent and check for ticks at the...More

2  Thank baygirl56
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