Contact: Michael Globetti, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facilities, Delaware State Parks
will close at 5 p.m. Sunday until further notice for expected storm
DOVER (Oct. 26, 2012) – All Delaware State Parks and DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facilities – including state wildlife areas – will close at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 in anticipation of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Sandy’s projected path through and impact on the Mid-Atlantic region, including Delaware.
Division of Fish & Wildlife closures include duck blinds that are located in the wildlife areas. All wildlife areas, state boat ramps and fishing access areas will be closed until further notice.
Delaware State Parks likewise will be closed until further notice. Additionally, all Delaware State Parks campgrounds, cabins and cottages will close at 1 p.m. Sunday, the normal checkout time, and they too will remain shut until further notice. Anyone who had made reservations at the campgrounds, cabins or cottages for Sunday and beyond will receive refunds due to the storm-related closure, and will have been notified in advance by Parks’ reservation system.
Vol. 42, No. 421