Check out some of the photos from Saturday’s InstaMeet! We met some pretty amazing photographers, don’t you think? Each photographer is tagged in their photo! _____ If you came to the meetup, be sure to share your photos 2 ways: _____ First, share them on social media by 5pm on Wednesday (today!) with #destateparks, and we may feature your photos on our blog. _____ Second, if you enjoyed Fort Delaware, send us your high resolution images at dropevent.com/InstaMeet with your name AND email in the caption and we will send you a FREE pass to come back to Fort Delaware.
Did you know that White Clay Creek has nearly 40 miles of trails? For reference, the entire State is Delaware is 96 miles long! That means all of the trails in White Clay add up to be almost half of the length of the state. 📷: @ashleyrm1 #destateparks
We had an AMAZING InstaMeet at Fort Delaware tonight! If you came to the meetup, be sure to share your photos 2 ways: _____ First, share them on social media by 5pm on Wednesday (8/21) with #destateparks, and we may feature your photos on our blog. _____ Second, if you enjoyed Fort Delaware, send us your high resolution images at dropevent.com/InstaMeet with your name AND email in the caption and we will send you a FREE pass to come back to Fort Delaware. _____ Thanks to everyone who made tonight a success, and stay tuned for future InstaMeets! See our story for more highlights from tonight. #destateparks
Our next InstaMeet is this weekend! Will we see you at Fort Delaware on Saturday? See below for meetup details! _____ We’re so excited to announce that our next InstaMeet will be at Fort Delaware State Park! Located on Pea Patch Island, Fort Delaware is a Civil War prison which held close to 33,000 Confederate POWs. For the InstaMeet, we will take a special evening journey to Pea Patch Island to discover the historic and natural evolution of the Island, its history, and the stories that surround this authentic Civil War site. _____ Your very own DE State Parks marketing team is partnering with Fort Delaware staff to lead a trip to Fort Delaware State Park on Saturday, August 17 beginning at 5:00pm. We will take the ferry to Pea Patch Island, explore the Fort, and then end the evening with refreshments before heading back to the mainland. The fort will only be open to Instameet guests, and a Park interpreter will join us to provide information about the park’s natural and cultural resources. _____ Do you love Delaware State Parks? Do you want to experience the parks in a unique way? Are you interested in meeting other photographers and Instagrammers in the area who share your passion for the outdoors? If you answered yes, then InstaMeets are for you! Now is your chance to connect with other Park-loving photographers, meet the DE State parks marketing team, and experience a unique opportunity to visit Fort Delaware in the evening when it will be open only for InstaMeet guests. Plus, we will be featuring photos from attendees on our Facebook, Instagram, and blog as well as in future marketing campaigns. _____ We will meet at the Fort Delaware ferry dock in Delaware City (45 Clinton Street Delaware City, DE) at 5pm on Saturday, August 17. We will take a short ferry ride to the island, explore, and return to the mainland by 7:30pm. For one night only, the ferry and admission to Fort Delaware will be completely free for InstaMeet guests. Bring your own camera, a water bottle, and comfortable walking shoes. See you at Fort Delaware! #destateparks
We love the perspective of this beautiful sunset over the Indian River Inlet Bridge! 📸 @mattakespics #destateparks
Meet our staff! Today on our story we are introducing you to our education staff at @delseashorestatepark! Check it out to see what it’s like working at the beach. #destateparks
Who loves summer sunsets? One of the best places to watch a sunset is at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park! 📷 @jessburt26 #destateparks
Happy National Intern Day! _____ We are so thankful for our interns at Delaware State Parks! Our interns lead educational programs, bring history to life, plan summer camps, remove invasive species, photograph events, help with social media and so much more. Our parks truly would not be the same without them. _____ Swipe through these photos to see what it’s like to intern with us! #destateparks #nationalinternday