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Great park right along the Delaware river, newer extended and paved walking path adds to the experience.

I have fond memories of Battery Park from my childhood, having experienced fireworks out over the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Pleasant walk

Pleasant walk along the Delaware. Popular with locals many out on sunny day with their dogs and... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have fond memories of Battery Park from my childhood, having experienced fireworks out over the Delaware river. The newer paved and extended walking path makes for a long enough walking trail to be useful for exercise. There are play areas for kids, and a...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Pleasant walk along the Delaware. Popular with locals many out on sunny day with their dogs and children. Limited parking so be prepared to walk down from the town proper.

Thank Patito217
Reviewed 13 October 2016

After a meal at Jessop's Tavern we took a walk along the waterfront. There is presently construction going on as they are replacing a pier but the walkway along the shoreline is still open as is the grassy area of the park. Many people were...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Battery park is a cute little area on the water. It's quiet and peaceful, has a walking trail, playground, and benches to just sit & watch the water. Lots of squirrels running around.

Thank Dede D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have lived near Battery Park all my life and I can remember as a child going there with my parents and siblings. I still take walks down there and I always run into someone I know. Its quite, scenic and has a nice walking...More

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Right on the Delaware River, has a nice trail for walking/running/ biking. It's nice walking along the river. There have been some recent upgrades - new benches and upgraded the paving on the trail. There's some shady spots, a decent amount of parking, and its...More

Thank penngwenn
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Battery Park has always been a nice place to take a stroll. I like to go down on the morning when the sun is low on the water, it makes for a cool, picturesque walk. I have found however that if you go during the...More

Thank Aishia T
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It is a lovely place to enjoy the day with a stroll along the Delaware River. There are benches if you wish to stop and view the river, Also, it is next to Olde New Castle if you need a change of pace.

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Nice place to go for a walk/run or take the kids to the park. I went here as a kid and now I take my kids. Very clean and family friendly.

Thank Tiaj14
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Weather you are looking for a scenic walking tail, a historic city to browse and a place to take the kids to play in the playground, its an awesome area.

Thank karenchance603
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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.