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DELAWARE SWIMMING HOLES
(3 PLACES)
UPDATED 6/2013

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LAKE COMO BRANDYWINE RIVER PHILLIPS LANDING

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BRANDYWINE RIVER
(BRAN)

NO PHOTO TO STATE MAP
TOWNS WILMINGTON
LAT, LON lat=39.8460, lon=-75.5950(source: DeLorme) (accuracy:general area)
LINK TO GOOGLE MAP
STATE DE
WATER Brandywine River
TYPE River
DESCRIPTION rimarily a tubing place, very popular on a hot summer day. This description from a fan:" Put-in on RT 100 south of the Brandywine River Museum, get out whenever you get too wrinkled or the beer runs out, usually at Smith Bridge or Thompson's Bridge. Tubing on the Brandywine, while more linear than a swimmin' hole, is a whole string of holes that let the current swim you." TUBING INFO(See also BRANDYWINE in Pennsylvania)
AREAS None
SANCTION Unofficial (there are outfitters there)
FEE Unknown
FACILITIES Unknown
ACTIVITIES Tubing, Swimming
PHONE Unknown
CAMPING None at site.
BATHING SUITS Required
DIRECTIONS From Chadd's Ford, PA (at the Brandywine Museum) on RT 1, go south on RT 100. Put-in on somewhere on RT 100, get out at Smith Bridge or Thompson's Bridge (see Mapquest map for info about these bridges.)
CONFIDENCE Very confident
VERIFIED No
DATE UPDATED 6/3/2003



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LAKE COMO
(LAKC)

PHOTO
PHOTO
TO STATE MAP
TOWNS DOVER, SMYRNA
LAT, LON lat=39.29714, lon=-75.60126(source: Measured) (accuracy: exact)
LINK TO GOOGLE MAP
STATE DE
WATER Lake Como
TYPE Lake
DESCRIPTION Town-operated, sandy lake beach with jumping from deck.
AREAS None
SANCTION Official
FEE None
FACILITIES Picnic, toilets, lifeguards
ACTIVITIES Swimming
PHONE Unknown
CAMPING None at site.
BATHING SUITS Required
DIRECTIONS From Wilmington, take RT 13 south to Smyrna. In Smyrna, turn west (left) on Main St. then IMMEDIATELY left again into the Lake Como Park and Beach.
CONFIDENCE Very confident
VERIFIED Yes, 6/2013
DATE UPDATED 6/2013



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PHILLIPS LANDING
(PHIL)

PHOTO
PHOTO
TO STATE MAP
TOWNS SALISBURY, SEAFORD, BETHEL
LAT, LON lat=38.5643, lon=-75.6723(source: DeLorme) (accuracy:exact)
LINK TO GOOGLE MAP
STATE DE
WATER Nanticoke River
TYPE River
DESCRIPTION A state recreation area on the Nanticoke River. Mainly a picnic/park and boat launch ramp, but many people also swim there. (Sign says "no swimming"). BE CAREFUL OF POWER BOATS!
AREAS Phillips Landing Recreation Area
SANCTION Unofficial swimming
FEE None
FACILITIES Picnic, potti
ACTIVITIES Swimming
PHONE Unknown
CAMPING None at site. Camp nearby at Trap Pond State Park (there is no longer swimming allowed at Trap Pond.)
BATHING SUITS Customary
DIRECTIONS From Salisbury, RT 13 north to Laurel, then RT 577 (Woodland Ferry Rd.) northwest to Bethel Rd. Take Bethel Rd. through Bethel, going over the Bethel bridges, to Portsville. Take the second right after Portsville Pond, and follow the signs to Phillips Landing.
CONFIDENCE Very confident
VERIFIED Yes, 6/2013
DATE UPDATED 6/2013


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