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Very relaxing

This park is a very nice park and in a very historic town. Great for the kids to play, ride bikes... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2013
New Castle
River viewing!

This was once an inlet and swamp connected to the Delaware River. Most New Castle events are held... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2013
Mark K
New Castle, Delaware
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“picnic tables”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 May 2013

This park is a very nice park and in a very historic town. Great for the kids to play, ride bikes, roller skate, play basketball, frisbee, etc. Nice place for couples to stroll and dogs love it too! We have even taken picnic lunches and...More

Thank ColleenKNI65
Reviewed 2 April 2013

This was once an inlet and swamp connected to the Delaware River. Most New Castle events are held here, Antiques, and Craftsand so on. Good place to walk, look at the river, collect drift wood. Direct connect to a three mile river trail. Located right...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 22 February 2013

If you just want to unwind, Battery Park is a nice place to sit or walk around. Scenic area that's very close to Old New Castle. Definitely recommend.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Great place to relax while children can run and play. Educational for whole family. Fun place to shop for out of the ordinary gifts and great little restaurants/taverns.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Enjoyed watching the ship row by on the Delaware river. The pathway that goes around the park was really nice and peaceful as we walked and listen to the calming effect of the water.

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Reviewed 8 January 2013

A large, open park created from an old industrial area in historic New Castle. The walkway along the river is now damaged from Hurricane Sandy but still fun. You have a good chance of seeing cargo ships and tankers on their way to Wilmington or...More

Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 21 December 2012 via mobile

The views are nice and the paths well lit and traveled so you do not have to be fearful. There is even a park to take children to. Hurricane sandy did some damage so it will be interesting to see recovery edforts

Thank Tiara M
Reviewed 3 December 2012

It was a beautiful day, the weather was great. We took a tour of one of the historic houses, which was just the right length, stopped for coffee and shopped a little; what could be better?

Thank pretzel10ver
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Any park on a river is going to be beautiful. Nice children area, sub par basketball, great free tennis courts, paved walking, biking, roller blade path by river connects to a smaller park half mile away, location of the New Castle sailing club. But the...More

Thank aajarvis
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I took my niece here when she was visiting me for the summer from out of state. We took a walk along the path and it was a beautiful day! We brought a picnic with us and stopped underneath a huge tree to enjoy our...More

Thank Myshellica1065
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Joyce G | Reviewed this property |
No swimming there anymore. Used to be a long time ago. Too much debris floating in the water and it's not very clean.
1 July 2016|
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Response from Joyce G | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about how to reserve for a wedding. I would suggest trying to look it up under city of New Castle , DE .
29 June 2016|
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Response from Joyce G | Reviewed this property |
There are restrooms. There is also a park area with swings, sliding boards. There's a large open , grassy area for picnics. Some picnic tables. You can often see large tanker ships along the water.