Birding Region: Piedmont Hills & Valleys
Site #4: Wilmington State Parks

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N side of Wilmington (302) 577-7020
Managed by: Delaware State Parks

The Brandywine River winds through the City of Wilmington, bordered by wooded uplands that boast excellent birding during songbird migration periods and provide a welcome respite for urban residents and visitors year-round. Two areas convenient to downtown hotels and businesses are especially recommended: Alapocas Run Park and Brandywine Park.

Alapocas Run Park is undergoing major expansion and improvement of trail facilities. One traditional spot, known to locals as simply "Alapocas Woods," is especially noteworthy. A trail called the Alapocas Loop winds along the rim of the river valley and offers eye-level viewing into the tall forest canopy, a relief to the necks of warbler watchers. Brandywine Park offers walking access along both banks of the river with opportunities for forest and streamside birding. . .Click to Continue

Other Birding Sites in the Piedmont Hills & Valleys Region:
  1. White Clay Creek State Park
  2. Ashland Nature Center
  3. Brandywine Creek State Park
  4. Wilmington State Parks

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