Cape Henlopen State Park

21757 WDPA ID
21.73 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location United States of America


  • Original Name Cape Henlopen State Park
  • English Designation Marine Protected Area
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1964
  • Sublocation US-DE
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority State Department of Natural Resources ; State Park and Recreation
  • Management Plan Site-Specific Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas Database of the United States (PADUS 2.1) Updated: 2023 U.S. Geological Survey | Science Analytics and Synthesis | Gap Analysis Project (GAP) | Protected Areas Database of the United States 2.1

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Cape Henlopen State Park from the World Database on Protected Areas, July 2024. Available at: