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Blackbird State Forest Campground

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About This Campground

As of 6/1/2020 - CLOSED til further notice - until an online reservation system is in place. Blackbird State Forest, located on the border of New Castle and Kent Counties, is Delaware's northernmost state forest. It is only a 30-minute commute from Wilmington and Newark. The ten tracts of Blackbird…

Fee Info

Minimum per night charge of $25 plus security deposit with a maximum stay of 9 nights per month.

Reservation Info

Campground is transitioning to an online, fee-based computer reservation system and all reservations must be booked using this method. Reservation system is expected to be back in operation by later in the summer of 2020, but right now the booking site is not functional and campground is not…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

2 Reviews of Blackbird State Forest Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Blind
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2021

Wonderful time

My family had a great time here. The camp sites are spaced out a good amount so each site has good privacy. There are multiple port a potties here but some sites are a bit far from them. Each site has a fire pit, a grill, and two tables with a decent amount of space for tents. I would highly…

Site6
Month of VisitOctober
D R.
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2018

Huge Forest With A Few Designated Tent Sites

This is a good free state forest with maybe 10 (or less) designated tent-camping sites, and designated areas for deer hunting. Each campsite features a picnic table or two, and a fire pit, plus one bundle of firewood. The ground is dirt covered with woodchips and sometimes evergreen needles --…

  • One of many mushrooms found in the campgrounds.
  • Campsite #4?
Site4
Month of VisitOctober

Location

Blackbird State Forest Campground is located in Delaware

Coordinates

39.373365129999996 N
75.6759384 W

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About This Campground

As of 6/1/2020 - CLOSED til further notice - until an online reservation system is in place. Blackbird State Forest, located on the border of New Castle and Kent Counties, is Delaware's northernmost state forest. It is only a 30-minute commute from Wilmington and Newark. The ten tracts of Blackbird State Forest are open year-round at no cost to the public for nature walks, hiking, jogging, and horseback riding. The forest features a 1/2-mile, wheelchair-accessible wildlife and nature interpretation trail on the Tybout Tract as well as the Blackbird Education Center on the Meadows Tract.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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