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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Great walk

Great walk! Path is wide enough for biking and walking! It also connects to a longer path through... read more

Reviewed yesterday
susanNotyou
via mobile
Great place to walk

Large park for walking and dogs allowed. Several restaurants in the area. Usually a vendor on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
RonB4610
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New Castle, Delaware
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“the river” (41 reviews)
“picnic tables” (7 reviews)
“great place” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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"the river"
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"picnic tables"
in 7 reviews
"great place"
in 12 reviews
"the delaware memorial bridge"
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"new jersey"
in 7 reviews
"nice walk"
in 6 reviews
"playground equipment"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 3 reviews
"watch the boats"
in 3 reviews
"nuclear power plant"
in 2 reviews
"charming town"
in 2 reviews
"shaded areas"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews
"jessop's tavern"
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"love this place"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great walk! Path is wide enough for biking and walking! It also connects to a longer path through new castle. Nice playground for littles. Basketball too. Large open space for other ball games, field hockey soccer kickball..whatever you want to bring. Some days there is...More

Thank susanNotyou
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Large park for walking and dogs allowed. Several restaurants in the area. Usually a vendor on the weekend with soda, water and hot dogs. Closed at dusk

Thank RonB4610
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A quaint little historic town, Nice place to picnic, walk the trail, children can play in the park. View of The Delaware Memorial Bridge. Large ships can be seen passing through the Delaware River. A few taverns with a lot of history as well as...More

Thank Joyce G
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Great walk by the river with great views. Also walk through the town of Old New Castle and have few snacks. love Nora Lee's.

Thank 557yanam
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 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 11 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

Thank gostartraveler
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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

Thank B2032CZkathleenk
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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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