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Bellevue State Park

By December 4, 2022Lifestyle, Things to do

Overlooking the Delaware River in the northeastern part of the state, Bellevue State Park is centered on Bellevue Hall (which it is named for).

In the grounds surrounding the building is the Bellevue Woods Nature Preserve, thick with trees. Events can also be held in the area, such as weddings, celebrations and gatherings of all types.

Area: 328 acres

List of Park Activities:

  • Biking
  • Concerts
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Cultural/Recreation/Nature Programs
  • Day Camps
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Gardening
  • Geocaching
  • Hayrides (seasonal)
  • Hiking
  • Historic HomeTours
  • Horseshoes
  • Horseback Riding
  • Meetings and Corporate Events
  • Ice Skating
  • Picnicking
  • Private Parties
  • School Group Programs
  • Sledding
  • Summer Day Camps
  • Tennis
  • Trails
  • Volleyball
  • Weddings

List of Amenities:

  • Arboretum
  • Arts Center
  • Bike Trails
  • Conference Rooms
  • Day Use Group Facility
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Garden Plot Rentals
  • Hiking Trails
  • Historic Site
  • Horse Trails
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Nature Store
  • Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Recreation Equipment Rental
  • Restrooms
  • School Group Programs
  • Tennis Center
  • Wedding and Reception Areas
  • Wellspring Farm Equestrian Center
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: What are the park’s operating hours?
A: Open daily, from 8:00 AM to sunset (which varies every day)

Q: Can you fish inside the park?
A: Yes. Gather your bait and tackle for some quiet fishing, or just sit by the water and enjoy the tranquility.

Q: Can you take a closer look at the Bellevue Hall mansion?
A: Yes, there are tours scheduled for checking out this historic building.

Q: Any good places to run?
A: There’s the Oval Track, a 1 1/8-mile former equestrian track that today features 20 exercise stations.

Q: What else can you do in the park? 
A: Aside from hiking, fishing, and observing the local wildlife, you can also have a picnic while enjoying the grounds of this former DuPont family estate