14 comments on “Hoopes Reservoir Hike

  1. It has been closed for several reasons, including swimming and the dangers presented by such activities.

  2. I went to Vally Garden Park today and could see a Bald Eagle perched over the reservoir! Very exciting! Too bad we can’t get any closer, but I guess it’s for the best.

  3. Hi Joe – Is there a hike planned for 2016? Can’t find it on the DNS website. Thanks!

  4. Can you tell me the road the dam can be seen from? There used to be a parking area where you could sit in a chair watch the dam. I live out of state and would like to visit with the grand children in June 2016.
    Thank you,
    Sandy Callahan

  5. Hoopes Reservoir Dam isn’t really view-able from any public land that is accessible. You can sort of see the Dam from Barley Mill Road, but if you were sitting out there in a chair, you would have to be on the road, so it isn’t advised.

  6. Delaware Nature Society does not own Hoopes Reservoir, but we do weddings at the Ashland Nature Center.

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