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Delaware Department of

Forest Service

Delaware Forest Action Plan

The Delaware Forest Service has completed its new Delaware Forest Resource Assessment and a new Delaware Statewide Forest Strategy – Read it here.

Delaware Forest Action Plan

Important Notice About State Forest Operations

  • State campsites and Redden Lodge are closed until a new online fee-based reservation system is launchedĀ 
  • Gatherings >25 people permitted only in accordance with Delaware Guidance on Outdoor Gatherings
  • Only planned outdoor events (i.e. weddings) scheduled before the COVID-19 shutdown can take placeĀ 
  • State Forests are open to the general public for activities such as hiking, bird watching, horseback riding, etc.

Our Mission

To conserve, protect, and enhance the forest and its resources for the public through education, management, demonstration, promotion, and providing technical services in a timely and efficient manner.

Forest Service
The Delaware Forest Service provides a wide range of services to help Delawareans manage and improve their forest resources. These services are divided into three categories: conservation, protection, and education.

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