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One of the best walking paths in New Castle County!

Beautiful and very peaceful place for a evening walk around the reservoir. Unwind and collect your... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Newark, DE
Nice for s stroll. run or short hike.

The reservoir has free parking, port-o-potty and a nice mile plus paved loop for running, walking... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I love to walk and hike in nature and have tried to explore a wide variety of state and local parks in Delaware and Chester counties in PA and New Castle County in DE. The path is nice in that is is...More

Thank Guide603773
Reviewed 4 May 2018

There are probably nice views of the reservoir and skyline, but you need to be able to walk up a long sloping pathway. The younger ones, hike up the very steep sid. It is quite a ways up. Parking is easy.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Beautiful and very peaceful place for a evening walk around the reservoir. Unwind and collect your thoughts and you can go home and sleep like a baby!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The reservoir has free parking, port-o-potty and a nice mile plus paved loop for running, walking or strollers. Nice view from the top of the local area, great at sunrise or sunset. There are also some no paved fairly technical trails just off the back...More

Thank schultz27
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Little reservoir. Nice to run up and down the hill. You can also walk around it and there are some benches

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great views for the top of the reservoir where the main walking path is. If can can get up the incline, it's worth it. Not only is there a paved path that circles the reservoir, there are cross country trails if you want a different...More

Thank ATrainRider
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This my second visit to Newark Reservoir. We enjoyed our time walking around at sun set. I recommend to be there at sunset in a blue sky day.

Thank Salman_Khtr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend found this place on the app AllTrails. It was an easy walk. Not the most scenic but it would be great for running. Signs say that there's a kid playground that will be built soon. I'd go back again.

Thank Cecilia S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Welcome to the Top of Newark! This place is a wonderful option to have when you want to spend time with friends on a walk, view the stars, do some fitness training, watch wildlife, or just have some peaceful time to contemplate life. A steep...More

Thank chia6000
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

There's a .35 walk up a paved incline to the top of he reservoir, but once up there, there's a great view and a pleasant breeze. The 1.1 paved walk at the top is flat and easy to negotiate and a I have a Grammy...More

Thank Papagaaidq
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