Boat Ramps To Close In Delaware City And Augustine Beach

Delaware –The Delaware City Boat Ramp, located within Fort DuPont State Park, and the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located south of Port Penn, will each be closed temporarily this month to allow contractors to replace pilings that hold floating docks in place, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. Shoreline fishing access will be unaffected in both locations.

The Delaware City Boat Ramp is slated to be closed Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, reopening Saturday, June 10 while the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13 and 14, reopening Thursday, June 15.

On the dates the ramps are closed, boaters who regularly launch at Delaware City may opt to use the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located approximately 5 miles south of Delaware City Boat Ramp; boaters who regularly launch at Augustine Beach may opt to use the Delaware City Boat Ramp, located approximately 5 miles north of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp.

For more information, please call the Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.

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