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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Great park

Very nice not to busy miles of walking trails and a great place to look for sea glass! Very dog... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brittany F
via mobile
Beautiful Day For A Walk

I had business in New Castle on a beautiful day and I had my dog with me, so I decided that we... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
SXMChick
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Kirkwood, Delaware
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“the river” (40 reviews)
“picnic tables” (7 reviews)
“walking path” (6 reviews)
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Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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"the delaware memorial bridge"
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"new jersey"
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"nice walk"
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"nice area"
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"playground equipment"
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"beautiful view"
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"watch the boats"
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"nuclear power plant"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice not to busy miles of walking trails and a great place to look for sea glass! Very dog friendly, near lots of historical landmarks, shops,& restaurants.

Thank Brittany F
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I had business in New Castle on a beautiful day and I had my dog with me, so I decided that we would go for a walk in the park. The waterfront can be very peaceful, especially in the morning. There are several parking areas,...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Nice pier to view the water and Delaware Memorial Bridge. They have a playground (but this day was rainy, so couldn't give opinion on that.) Nice historical structure (former railroad ticket booth) with explainer, would be nice if it were open. Parking on street, seemed...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

You can feel the history once there as you walk the trail. Clean park with play grounds for kids. Paths are wide for bikes and walkers.

Thank Patricia P
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I grew up not far from this park and still bring my family back to take pictures, attend delaware separation day fireworks and always a day or two with a frisbee on the sandy beaches. Great colonial park and path to walk and to take...More

Thank mgrunza
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Do you ever just want to be alone and take a long walk or sit quietly and read a book? Battery Park is the place to go. They not only have walking paths but also have nice wooden benches where you can sit, read, look...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place to take the kids to play in the park while you sit by the water. Prettiest sunsets. I would definately say if you want a nice place to take the kids to play or just a relaxing walk this is the place to...More

Thank Tina R
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

We are crossing all 50 states off of our Bucket List, and we only count it if we've done/visited something in the state. There wasn't a lot to do in Northern Delaware, so we came across this park. We decided to give it a try....More

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We strolled for several miles along the water and felt very safe. The view of the river was good but the nearby industrial buildings and nuclear power plant kind of killed the nature vibe. But there is a small beach we saw a family fishing...More

Thank punkiepam
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

When my husband was still alive this was his favorite place to go because he could travel along the path on his wheel chair. He loved being near the water and enjoyed chatting with the people along the way. I now go there in the...More

Thank PJERBN
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FutureBride5617
1 July 2016|
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Response from tonij865 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contacting New Castle County Parks and Recreation . They should be able to help you . Congratulations !!! I hope all the very best for you!
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29 June 2016|
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Response from Suzanne S | Reviewed this property |
There are swings and a slide which may be too young for a 10 y/o. It's along the Del. River so you can see boats from small sailboats to large freighters. It's a good place to see ducks, geese, & other birds if that's of... More
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Dakecia J
26 March 2016|
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Response from Tokei H | Reviewed this property |
I never have seen anyone grilling, so I don't think so, I have see big picnics but no open fires.
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