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Battery Park

Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Nice park for a stroll

The town is very nice also. Nice walkway right on the edge of the river. There was an old Sail ship... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Great views

Great views of the Delaware River. Nice area to walk and playground. Benches and nice fishing... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Richard V
Dover, Delaware, United States
via mobile
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  • Average8%
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Waterfront, New Castle, DE 19720
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The town is very nice also. Nice walkway right on the edge of the river. There was an old Sail ship on the new pier.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great views of the Delaware River. Nice area to walk and playground. Benches and nice fishing pier. Nice family friendly area. Love Old New Castle.

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice, open, free. No garbage. Great hot mix walkway. It's always nic to see owners walking their dogs or children playing in the park. The waterway back drop is soothing as well. It's nice to walk off lunch after dining at Jesop's Pub.

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 8 July 2017

If you just want to stare off in the water, sit in the shade or stroll around an interesting area with history, come down to this spot. Very soothing and will keep your mind off things. Well maintained, green spaces and nice dock to walk...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Charming, historical, beautiful! Got ice cream at Jessups. $5 a cup. Sat on the benches of Delaware street. Really cute shops with local artisans. The National park service was great by teaching the kids about American History. The kids earned junior ranger badges. Beautiful pier...More

1  Thank Heartmama4
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My family is drawn to Battery Park like a magnet. My husband and I used to go there almost every night before starting a family and now, many years later, the whole family is in love with this place! The park is a part of...More

1  Thank Ekaterina M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My suggestion is to grab an ice cream at Jessop's Tavern and take it down to walk along the river. It's a very relaxing walk with plenty of benches. Also a great playground if you have children.

1  Thank Bobbie Jo H
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful event. There was an extra event that really made it a great day. There was a BBQ competition going on. Folks from all over brought their grills and secret recipes!Delicious!!Lovely crowd.

Thank rowenao546
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Wonderful park we started going every weekend because our kids love it! to bad there's so many idiots smoking in every part of the park! Its like they see you with your kids and say Oh look! little kids there.. Let smoke right next to...More

Thank La Nena D
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Second weekend in June is separation days filled with reenactments,music,fireworks,face painting and sand art forkids.there is a playground and plenty of room to walk along the water.a couple of museums.great place to look for Pokémon. Visiting old new castle de is like a step back...More

Thank sladeroberta
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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!
Mare P
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
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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