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Brandywine Creek State Park

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Best Running trails in Delaware

Love this hidden gem. So many trails heads to pick up you could run for hours if you wanted to... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2019
Wilmington, Delaware
Family Outing

We try to go here every December for the outstanding train exhibit. So much to see. The cafe has... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2019
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41 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

Love this hidden gem. So many trails heads to pick up you could run for hours if you wanted to. Great Strava segments in there for you competitive runners. Brandywine Creek has a few beautiful bridges and loves of wildlife especially in the Spring. Nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

We try to go here every December for the outstanding train exhibit. So much to see. The cafe has good food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joseph C D
Reviewed 24 December 2018

My fiancee and I used to go here every summer for about 8 years before we had our daughter and now we bring her here! We love it. Love the scenery, nature, friendly people. Plenty of space. Its lovely in the Valley.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erin D
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I have walked here many times and I am not disappointed. I love the fact that you can access the trails from several locations and can take it at your own pace. There is something for almost all fitness levels here. I love walking through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank topher2076
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A great place to unwind, plenty of birds / wild life,(fox, chipmunk) good paths/ track lovely mill building and river scenes at the end.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Builder4belstone
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Not far from downtown Wilmington this state park is a beautiful place to explore. There are rolling hills with plenty of woodlands and open meadows with plenty of walking trails in each terrain to meander.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stopped by while in the area for Hockey, Great walking trails beautiful sites, nice variety of mature trees, A lot of grass areas. Rock walls and wonderful nature trails.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 755jono
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I just recently took a job in the area and love all the walking paths it has to offer. I had a tough time originally finding a place to park as the website it not very clear and the roads get a bit confusing. but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jessicakG2361BO
Reviewed 3 April 2018

My primary goal for this trip was to complete the outer ring of the Delaware Birding Trail and this was the last stop. Amazing habbitats and trails. I was there on Easter Sunday. The office was closed. With no trail map it was difficult to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tetonted1995
Reviewed 30 March 2018

This wonderful park has lots of space - open and wooded - and trails for hiking. I've never been there when it was crowded.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Julie D
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29 September 2016|
Response from kennykreider55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is instate is $4.00 per car not sure for out of state. I think if you google Delaware State Parks you can find out the cast.
Yvonne B
17 July 2016|
Response from DEBarbie | Reviewed this property |
Creeks but nothing to swim or boat in. Nearby Brandywine is better for that. You can tube or canoe that body of water.