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White Clay Creek State Park

880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2112
+1 302-368-6900
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Great park with lots to hike and see

Love fishing White Clay in Trout season. It's also a great park for a hike and to see lots of... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Newark, Delaware
What a beautiful place for a good long walk.

There are several walking/hiking trails that parallel White Clay Creek. They are well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
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880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2112
+1 302-368-6900
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Love fishing White Clay in Trout season. It's also a great park for a hike and to see lots of different wildlife.

Thank rmarolla33
Reviewed 1 May 2017

There are several walking/hiking trails that parallel White Clay Creek. They are well maintained, shady, and the accompanying sound from the creek is delightful. The trails are multi use, with bicycles passing and often a fisherman or dog walker sharing the space. Great place to...More

Thank sashabeau
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This park has a Pennsylvania and Delaware side. The trails are easy to follow and the terrain is easy or challenging depending on where you walk. It is bike and pet friendly. It is close to Newark, Delaware. The scenery is beautiful, spring flowers gorgeous,...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderful wooded areas and meadows too are found here so the number of birds is amazing. The hiking areas never seem crowded and wild flowers are abundant.

1  Thank Abw1109
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very nice park and the stage was nice and big Very well kept It was a beautiful warm day very sunny Had plenty of room to sit with my own chair

Thank donnadee752
Reviewed 18 January 2017

From, biking, hiking, or horseback riding theres so much to see and enjoy here. I'm blessed to live so close to his wonderful place. Fishing, hunting, and just enjoying the creek and nature. What more could you ask for.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The park is primarily made up of an extensive set of walking trails near the White Clay Creek. It extends from Delaware into Pennsylvania. It is strikingly beautiful, never crowded, but also never empty. The terrain is varied, including open areas where the trails pass...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This past Saturday, we went on an "archaeological" expedition to see the old foundation of the Newark China Clay Company. There was a minibus of about 13 people plus the Park Guide and driver. Yes, we tromped through thorny branches and overgrown landscape (no path!)...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We hike and like to walk nearby. The park has miles of nicely varied trails. They are well marked and interesting. Some are more kid-friendly than others, and its easy to tell which via the maps. Two serious issues: hikers and bikes share the same...More

Thank bcdonthego2016
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Live around the corner from one of the many parking area. Great place to take the kids so much to see, make sure you bring your water shoes the creek is so much fun for the little ones.

Thank KathyW123456
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Why in the world are they closed on weekends?
15 February 2017|
Response from Dan S | Reviewed this property |
We. I certainly hope that wasn't part of my review. White clay Creek Is a huge area. It has several parking lots located in various areas around Newark DE. The only time I know that the areas are closed is from dust to... More
Can you bring dogs here?
26 May 2016|
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Response from nskaye | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.