Tower 7: The Observatory

Contact Details

Located within Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, DE. 19958

(302) 645-8983

https://destateparks.com/Beaches/CapeHenlopen

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The Tower 7 Observatory is one of several fire control towers constructed during the Second World War to locate enemy ships approaching the Delaware Coast. Tower 7 is publicly accessible and provides one-of-a-kind vistas of the surrounding area, including the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Miles, and nearby woodlands.

Operating Hours

The state park is open daily from 8 a.m. until sunset.

COVID restrictions are still in place as of this writing (03/17/2021). This means that any indoor areas within the state parks are still closed, including this one.

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