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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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Nice hikes!

We've hiked quite a bit at Fair Hill, and then discovered this place. More nice hikes! Easy to... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Run or hike.

Great place to run or hike trail. Miles and miles with good undulation, scenery along the creek... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Richard O
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“hiking trails” (9 reviews)
“nature center” (6 reviews)
“trout” (4 reviews)
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880 New London Rd, Newark, DE 19711-2112
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We've hiked quite a bit at Fair Hill, and then discovered this place. More nice hikes! Easy to park, accessible trails, good variety. Terrific local hiking. Also check out nearby Fair Hill for hiking.

Thank occasional_traveler6
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to run or hike trail. Miles and miles with good undulation, scenery along the creek, and connections to other parks and recreation areas. Good staff and volunteers that maintain trails. Only negative is bikers often ignore trail warnings and damage trails in wet...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

White Clay has a wide variety of activities to choose from Frisbee golf, picnicking, great running and hiking trails, concerts in the park during the summer as well as other special events. Well worth getting the yearly State Park pass.

Thank schultz27
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our family and friends have been going here for decades. The trails are well kept and it is a very large park. There is a pavilion where the Park sponsors entertainment/ music. There are rocks to climb and a couple of ponds. You can ride...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

One of Delaware's hidden gems when it comes to state parks. Live music during the summer, play area for kids close to pavilions and band stand. A triple A tier Disc Golf course. Running and hiking trails, horse trails and great historic lands.

Thank jimijimi420
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Multiple gorgeous at this time of the year trails - some exclusively for hikers, others also for bikers and horseback riders. Overall well organized. The headquarters are closed entire weekend but the trail maps are available anyhow. We found their trail map for some reason...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 11 July 2017

White Clay Creek State Park has many ways to enter into it and take the hiking trails throughout. We like to enter from the PA side known as White Clay Creek Preserve. The Park is well maintained with great marked trails to spend as long...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A beautiful place to visit, particularly on a Wednesday night. Set up your lawn chair and let the breeze cool you as you listen to the sounds of the various bands. Food trucks are on site in case you get hungry.

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
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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
26 May 2016|
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Response from nskaye | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.