Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close September 16th for maintenance work

Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to close September 16th for maintenance work

LEWES (Sept. 13, 2019) – The Gordon’s Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park will close at 7:00 a.m. on September 16th for routine trail maintenance and invasive species control. The area will remain closed until Division of Parks & Recreation staff have completed the necessary work on the trail.

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The invasive species that will be treated is known as phragmites. Phragmites is an aggressive wetlands grass which outcompetes native plants. The treatment of this species will help create a better environment for native plants as well as improve the view-shed for trail users.

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation thanks trail users for their patience and understanding as the area is undergoing maintenance. All work is weather dependent.

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