Fort DuPont State Park shares the story of coastal defense from the 1870s until War War II. Don’t miss these essential experiences at Fort DuPont State Park!
Walk the River View Trail
Walk along the River View Trail and see both Battery Elder and Battery Read and Gibson. Stop to consider the role of Fort DuPont as part of a three-fort system in the evolution of coastal defense. Bring binoculars for spotting wildlife along the trail.
Explore the Grounds
Walk around the property and read the waysides to discover the history of this park that once served as a military base from the Civil War through World War II.