Bellevue State Park (Delaware)

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Bellevue State Park
Delaware State Park
Named for: Bellevue Hall
Country United States
State Delaware
County New Castle
Location
 - coordinates 39°46′45″N 75°29′45″W / 39.77917°N 75.49583°W / 39.77917; -75.49583Coordinates: 39°46′45″N 75°29′45″W / 39.77917°N 75.49583°W / 39.77917; -75.49583
 - elevation 190 ft (57.9 m)
Area 328 acres (133 ha)
Founded 1976
Managed by Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
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Location of Bellevue State Park in Delaware
Location of Bellevue State Park in Delaware
Website : Bellevue State Park

Bellevue State Park is a 328-acre (133 ha) Delaware state park in the suburbs of Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware in the United States. The park is named for Bellevue Hall, the former mansion of William duPont, Jr. Many of the facilities at the park were built by Mr. DuPont. Bellevue State Park overlooks the Delaware River and is open for year round recreation, daily, from 8:00 a.m. until sunset.[1] The Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church and Parsonage is located in Bellevue State Park; it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[2]

Nearby state parks[edit]

The following state parks are within 30 miles (48 km) of Bellevue State Park:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bellevue State Park". Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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