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Visiting Fort Miles
Fort Miles is located within Cape Henlopen State Park near Lewes, Delaware.  Here you can find more information to help plan your trip.

Additional information can be found at the Delaware State Parks website.
Museum Hours Admission
Off Season Hours
Wednesday - Saturday 
9:00a - 4:00p

Summer Season Hours
Tuesday - Saturday 
9:00a - 5:00p
Delaware Registration:
$4.00 per car

Out of State Registration:
$8.00 per car

Admission to Fort Miles is included in your park pass

Directions within Cape Henlopen State Park


After entering Cape Henlopen State Park continue past the toll booths and turn right at the T-intersection. Continue straight and bear left near the campground entrance. The Fort Miles Historic Site is on the right, directly across the street from the observation tower. There are signs in the park that will help guide you.
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From interstate 95 take exit for Delaware Beaches, State Route 1. Continue south on SR1 to Lewes, Delaware. Turn left on to Route 9 - Kings Hwy and follow until ending at Cape Henlopen Drive. Turn right on to Cape Henlopen Drive. Road ends at park entrance. Follow State Route 1 north to Lewes, Delaware. Turn right on to Route 9 - Kings Hwy and follow until ending at Cape Henlopen Drive. Turn right on to Cape Henlopen Drive. Road ends at park entrance. Follow route 50 to 301/50 split. Continue on Route 50 to Route 404. Turn left on to MD 404. Continue on MD 404 into Delaware (404 will change to DE 18/404 at Bridgeville). Continue through Georgetown on DE 9/404 (Lewes - Georgetown Hwy) to Lewes, DE. Turn right on to SR 1 at Lewes. Turn left at Route 9 - Kings Hwy and follow until ending at Cape Henlopen Drive. Turn right on to Cape Henlopen Drive. Road ends at park entrance.

Visit What Price Glory for your WWII supply needs.  Commission from sales will be donated to the Fort Miles Restoration Project!

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